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Definition 1: organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for uprising in the sense of this definition

(uprising is a kind of ...) an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)

"the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph" "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"

(... is a kind of uprising ) an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict

(... is a kind of uprising ) an uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000

"the first intifada ended when Israel granted limited autonomy to the Palestine National Authority in 1993"

(... is a kind of uprising ) open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)

(... is an instance of uprising) a widespread rebellion in 1381 against poll taxes and other inequities that oppressed the poorer people of England; suppressed by Richard II

(... is an instance of uprising) discontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858; the revolt was put down after several battles and sieges (notably the siege at Lucknow)

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