HyperDic: objection

English > 4 senses of the word objection:
NOUNcommunicationobjection, expostulation, remonstrance, remonstrationthe act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
communicationobjectionthe speech act of objecting
actobjection, protest, dissentthe act of protesting
actobjection(law) a procedure whereby a party to a suit says that a particular line of questioning or a particular witness or a piece of evidence or other matter is improper and should not be continued and asks the court to rule on its impropriety or illegality
objection > pronunciation
Soundsahbjheh'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > objection: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe act of expressing earnest opposition or protest.
Synonymsexpostulation, remonstrance, remonstration
Broadercommunication, communicatingThe activity of communicating
Spanishobjeción, protesta, reconvención, reparo
Catalanobjecció, protesta, reconvenció
Verbsobjectexpress or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent
English > objection: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe speech act of objecting.
NarrowerchallengeA formal objection to the selection of a particular person as a juror
complaintAn expression of grievance or resentment
demur, demurral, demurrer(law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings
dissent(law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority
exceptiongrounds for adverse criticism
gripe, kick, beef, bitch, squawkinformal terms for objecting
protest, protestationA formal and solemn declaration of objection
protestThe act of making a strong public expression of disagreement and disapproval
Broaderspeech actThe use of language to perform some act
Spanishobjeción
Catalanobjecció, protesta
English > objection: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent.
Synonymsprotest, dissent
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
Verbsobjectexpress or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent
objectbe averse to or express disapproval of
English > objection: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaning(law) a procedure whereby a party to a suit says that a particular line of questioning or a particular witness or a piece of evidence or other matter is improper and should not be continued and asks the court to rule on its impropriety or illegality.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowerrecusation(law) an objection grounded on the judge's relationship to one of the parties
BroaderprocedureA mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings
Spanishobjeción
Catalanobjecció

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