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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)

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How to use protest in a sentence?

  1. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Sipa USA/POOL:

    I'm in my office rather than the committee room because once again the chair has failed to make room for all members on the dais. I again want to register my strong protest of this dereliction of basic responsibility and comity.

  2. Jennifer Pedraza:

    We're marching right now because we have to defend the right to protest. Have you seen the videos of the police simply opening fire over the civil population ? And that's not proportionate, that's nowhere near a proportional use of military force.

  3. Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton:

    Given the volatility of the protests, I think it's misguided regardless of the protest, it's inflammatory and is triggering upset and anger.

  4. Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom:

    This has happened now on a number of occasions and in a very challenging way, we are tired of always having to protest against this kind of ... breach of rules.

  5. Marjorie Alston:

    I never went out to protest before, but I was like, This is the time, seeing police brutality hits close to home because it could be anybody. The couple had been discussing an engagement, and Young said he couldnt wait any longer. I knew I wanted to propose at the protest when she wanted to go, he explained. Going to the protest was entirely her idea. I felt like if she wants to go out there and get in the trenches, shes definitely the one. The couple had been discussing an engagement, and Young said he couldn’t wait any longer. (4C Visuals Group).

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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
  • احتجاجUrdu
  • 抗议Chinese

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