What is another word for insurgents?

44 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɪnsˈɜːd͡ʒənts], [ ɪnsˈɜːd‍ʒənts], [ ɪ_n_s_ˈɜː_dʒ_ə_n_t_s]

Insurgents are individuals or groups who engage in armed resistance against a larger authority or government. The term insurgents can be replaced with synonyms such as rebels, militants, guerillas, terrorists, or dissidents. Rebels refer to individuals or groups who rise up against the established government or ruling authority. Militants are generally referred to armed individuals or militias who engage in violence for political or ideological reasons. Guerillas, on the other hand, are specialized in small-scale warfare tactics and conduct surprise attacks on enemy forces. Terrorists refer to individuals or groups who carry out acts of violence, including bombings and hostage-taking, for political or ideological motives. Dissidents refer to individuals or groups that oppose or challenge the established political system.

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Usage examples for Insurgents

The insurgents, finding that the gate would not yield, shouted for some one in the chateau to open it.
"Paddy Finn"
W. H. G. Kingston
With the help of this brave Englishman and his follower, I am sure that you will drive back the insurgents.
"Paddy Finn"
W. H. G. Kingston
"My friends," he said, "I have no intention of letting the insurgents destroy my chateau, as they have done those of other persons, and I will trust to you to defend it to the last."
"Paddy Finn"
W. H. G. Kingston

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