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Synonyms for protest
ˈproʊ tɛst; prəˈtɛst, ˈproʊ tɛst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. protest, protestation(noun)

    a formal and solemn declaration of objection

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    dissent, objection, protestation

  2. protest, objection, dissent(noun)

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

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

  3. protest(verb)

    the act of making a strong public expression of disagreement and disapproval

    "he shouted his protests at the umpire"; "a shower of protest was heard from the rear of the hall"

    Synonyms:
    dissent, objection, protestation

  4. protest(verb)

    utter words of protest

    Synonyms:
    resist, dissent

  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, dissent, jib, stand firm, defy, refuse, differ

  6. protest(verb)

    affirm or avow formally or solemnly

    "The suspect protested his innocence"

    Synonyms:
    resist, dissent

Wiktionary

  1. protest(noun)

    Synonyms:
    objection, dissent, protestation

  2. protest(noun)

    To make a strong objection.

    They lodged a protest with the authorities.

    Synonyms:
    dissent, objection, protestation

  3. protest(noun)

    To affirm (something).

    We held a protest in front of City Hall.

    Synonyms:
    dissent, objection, protestation

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. protest

    Acknowledge, admit, and declare refer either to oneself or to others; all the other words refer only to one's own knowledge or action. To avow is to declare boldly and openly, commonly as something one is ready to justify, maintain, or defend. A man acknowledges another's claim or his own promise; he admits an opponent's advantage or his own error; he declares either what he has seen or experienced or what he has received from another; he avers what he is sure of from his own knowledge or consciousness; he gives his assurance as the voucher for what he avouches; he avows openly a belief or intention that he has silently held. Avow and avouch take a direct object; aver is followed by a conjunction: a man avows his faith, avouches a deed, avers that he was present. Avow has usually a good sense; what a person avows he at least does not treat as blameworthy, criminal, or shameful; if he did, he would be said to confess it; yet there is always the suggestion that some will be ready to challenge or censure what one avows; as, the clergyman avowed his dissent from the doctrine of his church. Own applies to all things, good or bad, great or small, which one takes as his own. Compare CONFESS; STATE.

    Synonyms:
    admit, aver, avouch, avow, confess, declare, knowledge, own, proclaim, profess, testify, witness

    Antonyms:
    contradict, deny, disavow, disclaim, disown, ignore, repudiate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. protest

    Synonyms:
    expostulate, remonstrate, denounce, repudiate, deprecate, affirm, aver, assure

    Antonyms:
    acquiesce, coincide, sanction, subscribe, endorse, agree

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. protest(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    declare (solemnly), aver, affirm, assert, asseverate, avow, profess, attest, testify

  2. protest(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    declare (solemnly), assert, affirm

  3. protest(n.)

    Synonyms:
    declaration (made in a formal manner against something)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    protests, outcry, protesting, demonstration, invoke, reserve, complain, objection, heckling

How to pronounce protest?

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How to use protest in a sentence?

  1. Josh Reid:

    It appears so, this is the same senator who shut down the government last year in protest over the Affordable Care Act?

  2. Dr. Jose P. Rizal:

    Today is Christmas Eve. Whether or not Christ was born exactly on this date is not important. But chronological accuracy has nothing to do with tonight's event. A grand genius had been born who preached truth and love; who suffered because of his mission; and on account of his sufferings the world has become better, if not saved. Only it gives me nausea to see how some people abuse his name to commit numerous crimes. If he is in heaven, he will certainly protest! (24 December 1886)

  3. Dallas Police Chief David Brown:

    Become a part of that solution. Serve your communities. Don't be a part of the problem. We're hiring, get off that protest line and put an application in, and we'll put you in your neighborhood, and we will help you resolve some of the problems you're protesting about.

  4. Thomas George:

    Isn't that ironic that he likes to protest abortion clinics and he uses that law to fight me.

  5. Juan Carlos Martinez:

    We are here more than anything for a symbolic marriage, it is like a protest to the Peruvian state because it is really time for the country to have a civil union marriage which we, as Peruvians, really deserve and have the right to receive.


Translations for protest

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  • احتجاج, اعترضArabic
  • протестBulgarian
  • protesta, protestarCatalan, Valencian
  • protest, protestovatCzech
  • Protest, demonstrieren, Demonstration, [[Einwände]] [[äußern]], [[Einspruch]] [[erheben]], protestierenGerman
  • διαμαρτύρομαι, διαμαρτυρίαGreek
  • protesto, protestiEsperanto
  • protestar, protestaSpanish
  • protestoida, vakuuttaa, mielenosoitus, vastalause, vastustaa, protestiFinnish
  • mótmæliFaroese
  • protester, manifestation, protestationFrench
  • agóidIrish
  • מחאהHebrew
  • tiltakozik, tiltakozás, megerősít, kijelent, hangoztatHungarian
  • protestare, protestaItalian
  • プロテスト, 抗議Japanese
  • პროტესტიGeorgian
  • 항의하다Korean
  • mautohetanga, mautoheMāori
  • manifestatie, protest, protesteren, protestactieDutch
  • protestereNorwegian
  • protestPolish
  • protestar, protestoPortuguese
  • protestaRomanian
  • протест, протестовать, уверять, [[клятвенный, [[торжественныйRussian
  • протест, protestirati, протестовати, prosvjedovati, protestovati, prosvedovatiSerbo-Croatian
  • protestirati, protest, ugovarjati, ugovorSlovene
  • protest, försäkra, inlägga, gensaga, bedyra, protesteraSwedish
  • నిరసన ప్రదర్శన, నిరసన, నిరసించుTelugu
  • протестUkrainian

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