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Synonyms for dissent
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissent(noun)

    (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority

    "he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"

    Synonyms:
    protest, objection

    Antonyms:
    assent, acquiesce, accede

  2. dissent(noun)

    a difference of opinion

    Synonyms:
    protest, objection

    Antonyms:
    accede, assent, acquiesce

  3. protest, objection, dissent(verb)

    the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

    Synonyms:
    protest, remonstrance, remonstration, objection, protestation, expostulation

    Antonyms:
    accede, acquiesce, assent

  4. dissent(verb)

    withhold assent

    "Several Republicans dissented"

    Synonyms:
    differ, resist, protest, take issue, disagree

    Antonyms:
    accede, assent, acquiesce

  5. protest, resist, dissent(verb)

    express opposition through action or words

    "dissent to the laws of the country"

    Synonyms:
    baulk, reject, stand, disagree, resist, hold out, fend, withstand, balk, take issue, jib, stand firm, defy, refuse, protest, differ

    Antonyms:
    acquiesce, accede, assent

  6. disagree, differ, dissent, take issue(verb)

    be of different opinions

    "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"

    Synonyms:
    differ, disaccord, protest, discord, resist, disagree, take issue

    Antonyms:
    accede, assent, acquiesce

Wiktionary

  1. dissent(verb)

    To disagree; to withhold assent. Construed with from (or, formerly, to).

    Antonyms:
    agreement, assent, capitulation, consensus, allow, accept, agree, follow

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dissent

    Synonyms:
    contend, contradict, decline, demur, deny, differ, disagree, dispute, oppose, protest, refuse

    Antonyms:
    accede, accept, accord, acquiesce, admit, agree, approve, assent, coincide, combine, comply, concur, consent, harmonize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dissent(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    withhold assent, refuse to agree

  2. dissent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    disagreement, difference of opinion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dissent(n)

    Synonyms:
    dissension, disagreement, variance, nonconformity, dissidence

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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How to use dissent in a sentence?

  1. Eric Wiegand:

    Getting any color will continue to be very important and so will getting a sense of what type of dissent was present among voting members.

  2. Amnesty International:

    The proposed counter-terrorism law vastly expands the Egyptian authorities’ powers and threatens the most fundamental rights to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and association, if approved, it is set to become yet another tool for the authorities to crush all forms of dissent.

  3. Henry Commager:

    If our democracy is to flourish, it must have criticism if our government is to function it must have dissent.

  4. James W. Fulbright, March 27, 1964:

    We must dare to think "unthinkable" thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world. We must learn to welcome and not to fear the voices of dissent. We must dare to think about "unthinkable things" because when things become unthinkable, thinking stops and action becomes mindless.

  5. Takeshi Nakajima:

    Though Bose felt conflicted by the gap between what Japan said it wanted to achieve for Asia and the reality, Though Bose friendships with the Japanese and citizenship made it impossible for Though Bose to dissent.


Translations for dissent

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  • معارArabic
  • разногласие, несъгласие, не се съгласявам, разколBulgarian
  • dissentierenGerman
  • αντίρρησηGreek
  • disentir, discrepar, disensiónSpanish
  • olla eri mieltä, toisinajatteluFinnish
  • mì-chòrd, eas-aontaScottish Gaelic
  • मतभेदHindi
  • discrepare, disconvenire, dissentire, divergereItalian
  • van mening verschillen, afwijking van meningDutch
  • buntPolish
  • dissentir, discordarPortuguese
  • несогласие, раскол, разногласие, расходиться, инакомыслие, воRussian
  • ไม่เห็นด้วยThai
  • ІнакомисленняUkrainian
  • 异议Chinese

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