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Overview of noun dissent

The noun dissent has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) dissent

((law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority; "he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion")

2. (1) dissent

(a difference of opinion)

3. protest, objection, dissent

(the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent)

Overview of verb dissent

The verb dissent has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) dissent

(withhold assent; "Several Republicans dissented")

2. protest, resist, dissent

(express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country")

3. disagree, differ, dissent, take issue

(be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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