Associations to the word «Protesting»


PROTEST, verb. (intransitive) To make a strong objection.
PROTEST, verb. (transitive) To affirm (something).
PROTEST, verb. (transitive) (chiefly North America) To object to.
PROTEST, verb. To call as a witness in affirming or denying, or to prove an affirmation; to appeal to.
PROTEST, verb. (legal) (transitive) to make a solemn written declaration, in due form, on behalf of the holder, against all parties liable for any loss or damage to be sustained by non-acceptance or non-payment of (a bill or note). This should be made by a notary public, whose seal it is the usual practice to affix.
PROTEST, noun. A formal objection, especially one by a group.
PROTEST, noun. A collective gesture of disapproval: a demonstration.
PROTEST TOO MUCH, verb. (idiomatic) To insist so passionately about something not being true that people suspect the opposite of what one is saying.

Dictionary definition

PROTEST, noun. 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".
PROTEST, noun. The act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent.
PROTEST, noun. 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".
PROTEST, verb. Utter words of protest.
PROTEST, verb. Express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country".
PROTEST, verb. Affirm or avow formally or solemnly; "The suspect protested his innocence".

Wise words

Actions speak louder than words.
Ancient Proverb