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Noun: dissent  di'sent
  1. (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority
    "he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"
  2. A difference of opinion
  3. The act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
    - protest, objection
Verb: dissent  di'sent
  1. Withhold assent
    "Several Republicans dissented"
  2. Express opposition through action or words
    "dissent to the laws of the country";
    - protest, resist
  3. Be of different opinions
    "She dissents with her husband on many questions";
    - disagree, differ, take issue

Sounds like: dispersing, disbursingt, descen

Derived forms: dissented, dissenting, dissents

Type of: beef [informal], bitch [informal], contradict, controvert, disagreement, gripe [informal], kick [informal], objection, oppose, resistance, squawk [informal]

Antonym: assent

Encyclopedia: Dissent