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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: remonstrate(0.01658 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to remonstrate.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: argue in protest or opposition
2: present and urge reasons in opposition [syn: point out]
3: censure severely or angrily; “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” [syn: call on the carpet, rebuke,
rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw,
dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out
, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast]
English → English (gcide)
Remonstrate \Re*mon"strate\ (-str?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Remonstrated (-str?*t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Remonstrating.]
[LL. remonstratus, p. p. of remonstrare to remonstrate; L.
pref. re- + monstrare to show. See Monster.]
To point out; to show clearly; to make plain or manifest;
hence, to prove; to demonstrate. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor.
I will remonstrate to you the third door. --B. Jonson.
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.
It is proper business of a divine to state cases of
conscience, and to remonstrate against any growing
corruptions in practice, and especially in principles.
Syn: Expostulate, Remonstrate.
Usage: These words are commonly interchangeable, the
principal difference being that expostulate is now
used especially to signify remonstrance by a superior
or by one in authority. A son remonstrates against the
harshness of a father; a father expostulates with his
son on his waywardness. Subjects remonstrate with
their rulers; sovereigns expostulate with the
parliament or the people.