Synonyms for protest

Synonyms for (noun) protest

Synonyms: objection, dissent, protest

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

Similar words: resistance

Definition: group action in opposition to those in power


Synonyms: protest, protestation

Definition: a formal and solemn declaration of objection

Usage: 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

Similar words: objection

Definition: the speech act of objecting


Synonyms: protest

Definition: the act of making a strong public expression of disagreement and disapproval

Usage: he shouted his protests at the umpire; a shower of protest was heard from the rear of the hall

Similar words: objection

Definition: the speech act of objecting

Synonyms for (verb) protest

Synonyms: protest

Definition: utter words of protest

Similar words: sound off, kvetch, kick, quetch, plain, complain

Definition: express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

Usage: My mother complains all day; She has a lot to kick about


Synonyms: protest

Definition: affirm or avow formally or solemnly

Usage: The suspect protested his innocence

Similar words: swan, swear, verify, affirm, assert, aver, avow

Definition: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

Usage: Before God I swear I am innocent


Synonyms: dissent, resist, protest

Definition: express opposition through action or words

Usage: dissent to the laws of the country

Similar words: oppose, contradict, controvert

Definition: be resistant to

Usage: The board opposed his motion