Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dissent

3 senses of dissent

Sense 1
dissent -- ((law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority; "he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion")
       => objection -- (the speech act of objecting)

Sense 2
dissent -- (a difference of opinion)
       => disagreement -- (the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing)

Sense 3
protest, objection, dissent -- (the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent)
       => resistance -- (group action in opposition to those in power)

Antonyms of verb dissent

1 of 3 senses of dissent

Sense 1
dissent -- (withhold assent; "Several Republicans dissented")
       Antonym of assent (Sense 1)
      => assent, accede, acquiesce -- (to agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dissent

3 senses of dissent

Sense 1
dissent -- (withhold assent; "Several Republicans dissented")
       => disagree, differ, dissent, take issue -- (be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions")

Sense 2
protest, resist, dissent -- (express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country")
       => oppose, controvert, contradict -- (be resistant to; "The board opposed his motion")

Sense 3
disagree, differ, dissent, take issue -- (be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions")

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