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Definition of Rebel

Rebel

  1. Pertaining to rebels or rebellion; acting in revolt; rebellious; as, rebel troops.
  2. One who rebels.
  3. To renounce, and resist by force, the authority of the ruler or government to which one owes obedience. See Rebellion.
  4. To be disobedient to authority; to assume a hostile or insubordinate attitude; to revolt.

Rebel Quotations

Those who excel in virtue have the best right of all to rebel, but then they are of all men the least inclined to do so.
Aristotle

What is a rebel? A man who says no: but whose refusal does not imply a renunciation.
Albert Camus

In order to exist, man must rebel, but rebellion must respect the limits that it discovers in itself - limits where minds meet, and in meeting, begin to exist.
Albert Camus

Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebel against anything that does not deserve rebelling against.
Thomas Carlyle

He that rebels against reason is a real rebel, but he that in defence of reason rebels against tyranny has a better title to Defender of the Faith, than George the Third.
Thomas Paine
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Rebel Translations

rebel in Afrikaans is rebel
rebel in Danish is rejse sig
rebel in Dutch is oproerling, muiter, rebel
rebel in Finnish is kapinoida
rebel in French is cabrer, rebelle
rebel in Italian is ribelle, indignare
rebel in Latin is insurgo insurgi insurrectum
rebel in Spanish is rebelde

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