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Overview of noun protest

The noun protest has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (11) protest, protestation

(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 many protestations did not stay the execution")

2. (4) protest, objection, dissent

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

3. (1) protest

(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")

Overview of verb protest

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

(utter words of protest)

2. (8) protest, resist, dissent

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

3. (1) protest

(affirm or avow formally or solemnly; "The suspect protested his innocence") © 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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