1
[ verb ] argue in protest or opposition

Used in print

(Helen Hooven Santmyer, "There Were Fences"...)

The part of the mind that preserves dates and events may remonstrate , `` It could have been like that for only a_little while '' ; but true memory does not count nor add : it holds fast to things that were and they are outside of time .

Related terms

object

2
[ verb ] present and urge reasons in opposition

Synonyms

point_out

Related terms

inform represent

3
[ verb ] censure severely or angrily

Examples

"The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car" "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister" "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup" "check" is archaic

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