1. [ noun ] an expression of opposition to a course of action
Synonyms: remonstrance expostulation
Related terms: dissuasion object
2. [ noun ] the speech act of objecting
Related terms: speech_act protest protest dissent complaint gripe demur exception challenge
3. [ noun ] the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
Synonyms: protest dissent
Related terms: resistance demonstration direct_action walkout boycott protest
4. [ noun ] (law) a procedure whereby a party to a suit says that a particular line of questioning or a particular witness or a piece of evidence or other matter is improper and should not be continued and asks the court to rule on its impropriety or illegality
Related terms: procedure recusation law
Similar spelling:   object