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    dissent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dissent

    Definition
    (noun) (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority
    Example Sentence
    • he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion
    Definition
    (noun) a difference of opinion Definition
    (noun) the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
    Synonyms : objection , protest
    Definition
    (verb) withhold assent
    Example Sentence
    • Several Republicans dissented
    Definition
    (verb) express opposition through action or words
    Synonyms : protest , resist
    Example Sentence
    • dissent to the laws of the country
    Definition
    (verb) be of different opinions
    Synonyms : differ , disagree , take issue
    Example Sentence
    • I beg to differ!
    • She disagrees with her husband on many questions
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dissent

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ASSENT, ACCORD etc mean, to agree and DISSENT, DISCORD etc mean to disagree.

dis+assent=> opposite of agreement=>to refute

dissent sounds like descend...The team's score descended(went down) due to disagreements (difference in opinion) between players.

dissent..i dont agree with this(dis) sent(scent-perfume)..i hate it..disagreement

sirf (dis )20 bis cent log agree hue, matlab bakisab to disagree hue na

dissent-imagine your dai has sent you away from your house because he disagrees with you

dis + sent = opposite sense (similarly assent)

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