Verb: protest 'prow,test
Noun: protest 'prow,test
- Utter words of protest
- Express opposition through action or words
- resist, dissent
- Affirm or avow formally or solemnly
"The suspect protested his innocence"
- 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 act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
- objection, dissent
- 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"
Derived forms: protested, protests, protesting
Type of: affirm, assert, aver, avow, complain, contradict, controvert, kick, kvetch [N. Amer], moan, objection, oppose, plain [archaic], quetch, resistance, sound off, swan, swear, verify