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Definition of "remonstrate" [re•mon•strate]

  • To say or plead in protest, objection, or reproof. (verb-transitive)
  • To reason or plead in protest; present an objection. See Synonyms at object. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "remonstrate" in a sentence
  • "Mr Martin said he did walk over and "remonstrate" with opposition staff, but did not swear at them."
  • "Mr Martin said he did walk over and "remonstrate" with Opposition staff, but did not swear at them."
  • "You [illegible word] what I have paid for the enclosed, and must remonstrate with him if he is wrong. —"