"dissents" in the noun sense
law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority
"he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"
a difference of opinion
3. protest, objection, dissent
the act of protesting a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
"dissents" in the verb sense
"Several Republicans dissented"
2. protest, resist, dissent
express opposition through action or words
"dissent to the laws of the country"
3. disagree, differ, dissent, take issue
be of different opinions
"I beg to differ!"
"She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
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