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protest

 
Noun protest has 3 senses
  1. protest, protestation - 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"
    --1 is a kind of objection
    Derived forms: verb protest3, verb protest1
  2. protest, objection, dissent - the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
    --2 is a kind of resistance
    --2 has particulars:
     boycott; direct action; demonstration, manifestation; walkout
    Derived form: verb protest2
  3. protest - 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"
    --3 is a kind of
    objection
    Derived form: verb protest1
Verb protest has 3 senses
  1. protest - utter words of protest
    --1 is one way to
    complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch
    Derived forms: noun protest3, noun protest1, noun protestation2, noun protester1, noun protester2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  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 protest2, noun protester1, noun protester2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. protest - affirm or avow formally or solemnly; "The suspect protested his innocence"
    --3 is one way to
    affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear
    Derived forms: noun protest1, noun protestation1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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