Definition of dissention
1. dissent [ n ] a difference of opinionUsed in print:
(The Atlanta Constitution...)
When the crowd was asked whether it wanted to wait one more term to make the race , it voted no - and there were no dissents .Synonyms dissent Related Terms disagreement disagree
2. dissent [ n ] (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority
Examples: "he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"
(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Without dissent , senators passed a bill by Sen._A._R._Schwartz of Galveston authorizing establishment in the future of a school for the mentally_retarded in the Gulf_Coast district .Synonyms dissent Related Terms objection law
3. dissent [ v ] withhold assent
Examples: "Several Republicans dissented"
(U.S. Reports. Volume 364. Cases Adjudged in the...)
I dissent .Synonyms dissent Related Terms assent disagree
4. dissent [ v ] fight back, also metaphorically
Examples: : "His body protested against the harsh training"
5. dissent [ v ] be of different opinions
Examples: "I beg to differ!" "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
6. dissent [ n ] the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissentSynonyms protest objection dissent Related Terms resistance demonstration direct_action walkout boycott protest
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