- revolution - a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving; "the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution"
--1 is a kind of change, alteration, modification
--1 has particulars:
Cultural Revolution, Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution; green revolution Derived forms: verb revolutionize3, verb revolutionize1, verb revolutionise1, verb revolutionise2
- revolution - the overthrow of a government by those who are governed
--2 is a kind of group action
--2 has particulars:
Derived form: verb revolutionize2
- rotation, revolution, gyration - a single complete turn (axial or orbital); "the plane made three rotations before it crashed"; "the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year"
--3 is a kind of turning, turn
--3 has particulars:
dextrorotation, clockwise rotation; levorotation, counterclockwise rotation; axial rotation, axial motion, roll; orbital rotation, orbital motion; spin Derived forms: verb revolve2, verb revolve1