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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers);

VERB (1)

1. engage in a mutiny against an authority;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mutiny \Mu"ti*ny\, n.; pl. Mutinies. [From mutine to mutiny, fr. F. se mutiner, fr. F. mutin stubborn, mutinous, fr. OF. meute riot, LL. movita, fr. movitus, for L. motus, p. p. of movere to move. See Move.] 1. Insurrection against constituted authority, particularly military or naval authority; concerted revolt against the rules of discipline or the lawful commands of a superior officer; hence, generally, forcible resistance to rightful authority; insubordination. [1913 Webster] In every mutiny against the discipline of the college, he was the ringleader. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. Violent commotion; tumult; strife. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] To raise a mutiny betwixt yourselves. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Mutiny act (Law), an English statute reenacted annually to punish mutiny and desertion. --Wharton. [1913 Webster] Syn: See Insurrection. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mutiny \Mu"ti*ny\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Mutinied; p. pr. & vb. n. Mutinying.] 1. To rise against, or refuse to obey, lawful authority in military or naval service; to excite, or to be guilty of, mutiny or mutinous conduct; to revolt against one's superior officer, or any rightful authority. [1913 Webster] 2. To fall into strife; to quarrel. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

mutiny n 1: open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers) v 1: engage in a mutiny against an authority
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

51 Moby Thesaurus words for "mutiny": arise, civil disorder, disobedience, disobey, emeute, general uprising, indiscipline, insubordination, insurge, insurgence, insurgency, insurrect, insurrection, interregnum, irresponsibility, jacquerie, lawlessness, levee en masse, license, licentiousness, mount the barricades, mutineer, outbreak, overthrow, peasant revolt, power vacuum, putsch, rampant will, rebel, rebellion, reluct, reluctate, revolt, revolute, revolution, revolutionize, riot, rise, rise against, rise up, rising, run riot, strike, subversion, subversiveness, subvert, unaccountability, uncontrol, unrestraint, uprising, willfulness
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

MUTINY, crimes. The unlawful resistance of a superior officer, or the raising of commotions and disturbances on board of a ship against the authority of its commander, or in the army in opposition to the authority of the officers; a sedition; (q.v.) a revolt. (q.v.) 2. By the act for establishing rules and articles for the government of the armies of the United States, it is enacted as follows: Article 7. Any officer or soldier, who shall begin, excite, or cause, or join in, any mutiny or sedition in any troop or company in the service of the United States, or in any party, post, detachment or guard, shall suffer death, or such other punishment as by a court martial shall be inflicted. Article 8. Any officer, non-commissioned officer, or soldier, who being present at any mutiny or sedition, does not use his utmost endeavors to suppress the same, or coming to the knowledge of any intended mutiny, does not without delay give information thereof to his commanding officer, shall be punished by the sentence of a court martial, with death, or otherwise, according to the nature of his offence. 3. And by the act for the better government of the navy of the United States, it is enacted as follows,: Article 13. If any person in the navy shall make or attempt to make any mutinous assembly, he shall, on conviction thereof by, a court martial, suffer death; and if any person as aforesaid, shall utter any seditious or mutinous words, or shall conceal or connive at any mutinous or seditious practices, or shall treat with contempt his superior, being in the execution of his office, or being witness to any mutiny or sedition, shall not do his utmost to suppress it, he shall be punished at the discretion of a court martial. Vide 2 Stra. R. 1264.