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Synonyms for protest

Noun

1. protest, protestation, objection
usage: 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"
2. protest, objection, dissent, resistance
usage: the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
3. protest, objection
usage: 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"

Verb

1. protest, complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch
usage: utter words of protest
2. protest, resist, dissent, oppose, controvert, contradict
usage: express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country"
3. protest, affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear
usage: affirm or avow formally or solemnly; "The suspect protested his innocence"
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