When someone rebels, they refuse to obey or follow the rules that are set by the authority figure. They might also engage in any type of behavior that goes against the authority figure.

  • The students are rebelling by not wearing their uniforms.

  • The prisoners are rebelling by refusing to work.

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Example Sentences for rebelling

  • 1

    But the truce was rejected by the rebels.

  • 2

    The rebel was punished harshly.

  • 3

    The truce was rejected by the rebels.

  • 4

    This is the point of view of the rebels.

  • 5

    In fact, he is not a true rebel.

  • 6

    In the background, the Sakaarian rebels lurk.

  • 7

    That was because they rebelled and used to transgress.

  • 8

    He is the charismatic leader of the rebels.

  • 9

    The rebels came to liberate the city.

  • 10

    The regiment successfully defeated the rebels.