HyperDic: remonstrate

English > 3 senses of the word remonstrate:
VERBcommunicationremonstrateargue in protest or opposition
communicationremonstrate, point outpresent and urge reasons in opposition
communicationremonstrate, call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambastcensure severely or angrily
English > remonstrate: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningargue in protest or opposition.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
BroaderobjectExpress or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent
Spanishprotestar
Catalanprotestar
English > remonstrate: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningPresent and urge reasons in opposition.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonympoint out
Narrowerrepresentpoint out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Spanishobjetar, protestar, señalar
Catalanobjectar, protestar
English > remonstrate: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningcensure severely or angrily.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymscall on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast
Narrowerchastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correctcensure severely
tell off, brush downreprimand
Broaderknock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with
Spanishamonestar, censurar, criticar, dar una paliza, discutir, echar una reprimenda, increpar, llamar la atención, poner verde, rechazar, reconvenir, regañar, reñir, reprender a gritos, reprender, reprimir, reprobar, reprochar, retar, tener unas palabras, vociferar
Catalanamonestar, increpar, reganyar, renyar, reprendre

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