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dissent

 
Noun dissent has 3 senses
  1. dissent - (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority; "he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"
    --1 is a kind of
    objection
    Derived form: verb dissent3
  2. dissent - a difference of opinion
    --2 is a kind of
    disagreement
    Derived form: verb dissent3
  3. protest, objection, dissent - the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
    --3 is a kind of resistance
    --3 has particulars:
     boycott; direct action; demonstration, manifestation; walkout
    Derived form: verb dissent2
Verb dissent has 3 senses
  1. dissent - withhold assent; "Several Republicans dissented"
    --1 is one way to
    disagree, differ, dissent, take issue
    Antonyms: assent, accede, acquiesce
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  2. protest, resist, dissent - express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country"
    --2 is one way to oppose, controvert, contradict
    Derived forms: noun dissent3, noun dissenter1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. disagree, differ, dissent, take issue - be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
    Derived forms: noun dissent2, noun dissent1, noun dissension2, noun dissension1, noun dissenter1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
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