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  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: No

Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RI'OT, noun

1. In a general sense, tumult; uproar; hence technically, in law, a riotous assembling of twelve persons or more, and not dispersing upon proclamation.

The definition of riot must depend on the laws. In Connecticut, the assembling of three persons or more, to do an unlawful act by violence against the person or property of another, and not dispersing upon proclamation, is declared to be a riot In Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the number necessary to constitute a riot is twelve.

2. Uproar; wild and noisy festivity.

3. Excessive and expensive feasting. 2 Peter 2:13.

4. Luxury.

The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed today.

To run riot to act or move without control or restraint.

RI'OT, verb intransitive

1. To revel; to run to excess in feasting, drinking or other sensual indulgences.

2. To luxuriate; to be highly excited.

No pulse that riots, and no blood that glows.

3. To banquet; to live in luxury; to enjoy.

How base is the ingratitude which forgets the benefactor, while it is rioting on the benefit!

4. To raise an uproar or sedition.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RI'OTER, noun

1. One who indulges in loose festivity or excessive feasting.

2. In law, one guilty of meeting with others to do an unlawful act, and declining to retire upon proclamation.

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RI'OTING, participle present tense Reveling; indulging in excessive feasting.

RI'OTING, noun A reveling.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RI'OTISE, noun Dissoluteness; luxury. [Not in use.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RI'OTOUS, adjective

1. Luxurious; wanton or licentious in festive indulgences; as riotous eaters of flesh. Proverbs 23:20.

2. Consisting of riot; tumultuous; partaking of the nature of an unlawful assembly; seditious.

3. Guilty of riot; applied to persons.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RI'OTOUSLY, adverb

1. With excessive or licentious luxury.

2. In the manner of an unlawful assembly; tumultuously; seditiously.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RI'OTOUSNESS, noun The state or quality of being riotous.