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Synonyms for dissent

Synonyms for (noun) dissent

Synonyms: objection, dissent, protest Definition: the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

Similar words: resistance Definition: group action in opposition to those in power

Synonyms: dissent Definition: a difference of opinion

Similar words: disagreement Definition: the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing

Synonyms: dissent Definition: (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority Usage: he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion

Similar words: objection Definition: the speech act of objecting

Synonyms for (verb) dissent

Synonyms: dissent Definition: withhold assent Usage: Several Republicans dissented

Similar words: differ, disagree, dissent, take issue Definition: be of different opinions Usage: I beg to differ!; She disagrees with her husband on many questions

Synonyms: dissent, resist, protest Definition: express opposition through action or words Usage: dissent to the laws of the country

Similar words: oppose, contradict, controvert Definition: be resistant to Usage: The board opposed his motion