HyperDic: dissent

English > 6 senses of the word dissent:
NOUNcommunicationdissent(law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority
communicationdissenta difference of opinion
actdissent, protest, objectionthe act of protesting
VERBcommunicationdissentwithhold assent
socialdissent, protest, resistexpress opposition through action or words / words
communicationdissent, disagree, differ, take issuebe of different opinions
dissent > pronunciation
Soundsdihseh'nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > dissent: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaning(law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority.
Example"he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
BroaderobjectionThe speech act of objecting
Spanishdisentimiento
Adjectivesdissentiousdissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)
Verbsdissentbe of different opinions
English > dissent: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA difference of opinion.
BroaderdisagreementThe speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing
Spanishdisentimiento
Verbsdissentbe of different opinions
English > dissent: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent.
Synonymsprotest, objection
NarrowerboycottA group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies
demonstration, manifestationA public display of group feelings (usually of a political nature)
direct actionA protest action by labor or minority groups to obtain their demands
walkoutThe act of walking out (of a meeting or organization) as a sign of protest
Broaderresistancegroup action in opposition to those in power
Spanishdisensión, objeción, protesta
Catalandissentiment, objecció, protesta
Verbsdissentexpress opposition through action or words / words
English > dissent: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningwithhold assent.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"Several Republicans dissented"
Broaderdisagree, differ, dissent, take issueBe of different opinions
Oppositeassent, accede, acquiesceTo agree or express agreement
Spanishdiscrepar, disentir
Catalandiferir, dissentir
Adjectivesdissentientdisagreeing, especially with a majority
English > dissent: 6 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningExpress opposition through action or words / words.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"dissent to the laws of the country"
Synonymsprotest, resist
Entailed bydefect, desertdesert (a cause, a country or an army) , often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army
Narrowerdemonstrate, marchmarch in protest
rebel, arise, rise, rise uptake part in a rebellion
rebel, renegadebreak with established customs / customs
strike, walk outstop work in order to press demands
Broaderoppose, controvert, contradictBe resistant to
Spanishdiscrepar, disentir, oponerse, protestar, resistirse
Catalandiscrepar, oposar-se, protestar, resistir-se
Adjectivesdissentientdisagreeing, especially with a majority
Nounsdissentthe act of protesting
dissentera person who dissents from some established policy
English > dissent: 6 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningBe of different opinions.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsdisagree, differ, take issue
Entailed byargue, contend, debate, fenceHave an argument about something
Narrowerclashdisagree violently
contradict, negate, contravenedeny the truth of
dissentwithhold assent
Oppositeagree, hold, concur, concordBe in accord / accord
Spanishdiferir, discrepar, disentir
Catalandiferir, discrepar, dissentir
Adjectivesdissentientdisagreeing, especially with a majority
Nounsdissensiondisagreement among those expected to cooperate
dissensiona conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
dissent(law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority
dissenta difference of opinion
dissentera person who dissents from some established policy

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