Definition of protest


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • protest is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 9 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • protest is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 10 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of protest

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

    Synonyms

    1. dissent
    2. objection

  • express opposition through action or words (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. dissent
    2. resist

  • a formal and solemn declaration of objection (noun)

    Examples

    1. they finished the game under protest to the league president
    2. the senator rose to register his protest
    3. the many protestations did not stay the execution

    Synonyms

    1. protestation

  • affirm or avow formally or solemnly (verb)

    Examples

    1. The suspect protested his innocence

  • the act of making a strong public expression of disagreement and disapproval (noun)

    Examples

    1. he shouted his protests at the umpire
    2. a shower of protest was heard from the rear of the hall

  • utter words of protest (verb)

See definition of protest in Merriam Webster