Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun revolutionary

1 sense of revolutionary

Sense 1
revolutionist, revolutionary, subversive, subverter -- (a radical supporter of political or social revolution)
       => radical -- (a person who has radical ideas or opinions)

Antonyms of adj revolutionary

2 of 4 senses of revolutionary

Sense 1
revolutionary, radical -- (markedly new or introducing radical change; "a revolutionary discovery"; "radical political views")

INDIRECT (VIA new) -> old -- (of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money")

Sense 4
revolutionary (vs. counterrevolutionary) -- (advocating or engaged in revolution; "revolutionary pamphlets"; "a revolutionary junta")

counterrevolutionary (vs. revolutionary) -- (marked by opposition or antipathy to revolution; "ostracized for his counterrevolutionary tendencies")

Similarity of adj revolutionary

4 senses of revolutionary

Sense 1
revolutionary, radical -- (markedly new or introducing radical change; "a revolutionary discovery"; "radical political views")
       => new (vs. old) -- (not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World")

Sense 2
rotatory, revolutionary -- (of or relating to or characteristic or causing an axial or orbital turn)

Sense 3
revolutionary -- (relating to or having the nature of a revolution; "revolutionary wars"; "the Revolutionary era")

Sense 4
revolutionary (vs. counterrevolutionary) -- (advocating or engaged in revolution; "revolutionary pamphlets"; "a revolutionary junta")

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