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  • Remonstrate — Re*mon strate, v. i. To present and urge reasons in opposition to an act, measure, or any course of proceedings; to expostulate; as, to remonstrate with a person regarding his habits; to remonstrate against proposed taxation. [1913 Webster] It is …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remonstrate — [[t]re̱mənstreɪt, AM rɪmɒ̱nstreɪt[/t]] remonstrates, remonstrating, remonstrated VERB If you remonstrate with someone, you protest to them about something you do not approve of or agree with, and you try to get it changed or stopped. [FORMAL] [V… …   English dictionary

  • remonstrate — rem|on|strate [ˈremənstreıt US rıˈma:n ] v [i]formal [Date: 1500 1600; : Medieval Latin; Origin: , past participle of remonstrare, from Latin monstrare to show ] to tell someone that you strongly disapprove of something they have said or done… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • remonstrate — /ˈrɛmənstreɪt / (say remuhnstrayt) verb (t) (remonstrated, remonstrating) 1. to say in remonstrance; protest: It is unjust , he remonstrated. –phrase 2. remonstrate with, to present reasons in complaint to; plead with in protest. {Medieval Latin… …  

  • remonstrate — v. (formal) (D; intr.) to remonstrate about; with (they remonstrated with the neighbors about the noise) * * * [ remənstreɪt] with (they remonstrated with the neighbors about the noise) (formal) (D; intr.) to remonstrate about …   Combinatory dictionary

  • remonstrate — UK [ˈremənˌstreɪt] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms remonstrate : present tense I/you/we/they remonstrate he/she/it remonstrates present participle remonstrating past tense remonstrated past participle remonstrated formal to argue with,… …   English dictionary

  • remonstrate — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. protest, expostulate, demur, criticize, find fault, pick flaws, animadvert, censure, scold, nag, deprecate, recriminate, decry, frown upon, disparage, disapprove, object, argue, reason with; see also complain 1 , object ,… …   English dictionary for students

  • remonstrate — verb ( strated; strating) Etymology: Medieval Latin remonstratus, past participle of remonstrare to demonstrate, from Latin re + monstrare to show more at muster Date: 1695 intransitive verb to present and urge reasons in opposition ; expostulate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • remonstrate — verb (I) formal to tell someone that you strongly disapprove of something they have said or done (+ with/against): They only stopped teasing after Evans remonstrated with them. remonstrative adjective …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • remonstrate — verb 1) I m not a child! he remonstrated Syn: protest, complain, expostulate; argue with, take issue with 2) we remonstrated against this proposal Syn: object strongly to, complain vociferously about, protest against, argue against, oppose strong …   Thesaurus of popular words

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