Synonyms of dissent


1. dissent, objection

usage: (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority; "he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"

2. dissent, disagreement

usage: a difference of opinion

3. protest, objection, dissent, resistance

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


1. dissent, disagree, differ, dissent, take issue

usage: withhold assent; "Several Republicans dissented"

2. protest, resist, dissent, oppose, controvert, contradict

usage: express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country"

3. disagree, differ, dissent, take issue

usage: be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"

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Definition and meaning of dissent (Dictionary)