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  Words related to dissent

Related / Similar Words: protest, objection, disagree, differ, take issue, resist

 

Definition:
  • the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent;
  • a difference of opinion;
  • (law) the difference of one judge''s opinion from that of the majority; "he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion";
  • withhold assent; "Several Republicans dissented";
  • be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions";
  • express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country";

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    Hyponyms: boycott, direct action, demonstration, manifestation, walkout, clash, contradict, negate, contravene, strike, walk out, demonstrate, march, rebel, arise, rise, rise up, renegade

     

    Derivational Morphology: protest, resist, object, disagree, differ, take issue, disagreement, dissension, dissonance, discord, dissenter, dissident, protester, objector, contestant, dispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflict, objection, demonstrator

     

    Anagrams: dentist, distend, destine

     

     
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