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Synonyms for protest

Synonyms for (noun) protest

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: protest, protestation Definition: a formal and solemn declaration of objection Usage: they finished the game under protest to the league president; the senator rose to register his protest; the many protestations did not stay the execution

Similar words: objection Definition: the speech act of objecting

Synonyms: protest Definition: the act of making a strong public expression of disagreement and disapproval Usage: he shouted his protests at the umpire; a shower of protest was heard from the rear of the hall

Similar words: objection Definition: the speech act of objecting

Synonyms for (verb) protest

Synonyms: protest Definition: utter words of protest

Similar words: sound off, kvetch, kick, quetch, plain, complain Definition: express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness Usage: My mother complains all day; She has a lot to kick about

Synonyms: protest Definition: affirm or avow formally or solemnly Usage: The suspect protested his innocence

Similar words: swan, swear, verify, affirm, assert, aver, avow Definition: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true Usage: Before God I swear I am innocent

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