Definitions of dissent

  1. To disagree in opinion; to differ from the doctrines, rites, or government of an established church.
  2. To differ from an established church in regard to doctrines, rites, or government.
  3. To differ; to be of a contrary nature.
  4. To differ in opinion; to be of unlike or contrary sentiment; to disagree; - followed by from.
  5. To disagree in opinion: with from.
  6. To think differently: to disagree in opinion: to differ.
  7. To disagree in opinion; differ.
  8. To disagree.
  9. be of different opinions; " I beg to differ!"; " She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
  10. withhold assent; " Several Republicans dissented"
  11. To disagree in opinion; to think differently; to differ in opinion from the Established Church in matters of doctrine or government.
  12. a difference of opinion
  13. ( law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority; " he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"
  14. The act of dissenting; difference of opinion; refusal to adopt something proposed; nonagreement, nonconcurrence, or disagreement.
  15. Separation from an established church, especially that of England; nonconformity.
  16. Difference of opinion; refusal to acknowledge or conform to an established church.
  17. The act of dissenting: difference of opinion: a differing or separation from an established church.
  18. Disagreement in opinion.
  19. Dissentient.
  20. The act or state of dissenting; disagreement; non conformity.
  21. Difference of opinion; disagreement; difference in opinion from the Established Church in matters of government or doctrine.