remonstrate
[ ri-mon-streyt ]
next word >>
Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
from medieval Latin remonstrat- ‘demonstrated’, from the verb remonstrare, from re- (expressing intensive force) + monstrare ‘to show’
Synonyms
  • protest
  • complain
  • expostulate
  • take issue with
Antonyms
  • accept
  • agree
  • allow
  • approve
  • concur
  • consent
  • endorse
Definition
to say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval
Example
He turned angrily to remonstrate with Terry.
Usage Over Time

Stay Connected

Sign up to receive the word of the day, sent straight to your inbox.

By submitting this form, you are agreeing to our Terms of Use.