Synonyms of protest in English:

protest


See definition of protest

noun

1‘voters humiliated the government as a protest against high public spending’

SYNONYMS
objection, exception, complaint, disapproval, disagreement, opposition, challenge, dissent, demurral, remonstration, expostulation, fuss, outcry
railing, inveighing, fulmination, protestation
ANTONYMS

support, approval

2‘women staged a protest outside the gates’

SYNONYMS
demonstration, march, protest march, peace camp, rally, sit-in, human chain, occupation, sleep-in, dirty protest, write-in, non-cooperation
work-to-rule, industrial action, stoppage, strike, walkout, mutiny, picket, boycott
Indian morcha, gherao, hartal
informal demo

verb

1‘people began to protest at the development of nuclear power’

SYNONYMS
express opposition, raise objections, object, make a protest, dissent, take issue, make a stand, take a stand, put up a fight, kick, take exception, complain, express disapproval, disagree, express disagreement, demur, remonstrate, expostulate, make a fuss
cry out, speak out, rail, inveigh, fulminate
oppose, challenge, denounce
informal kick up a fuss, kick up a stink
ANTONYMS

acquiesce

2‘two dozen people protested outside the cathedral’

SYNONYMS
demonstrate, march, hold a rally, sit in, form a human chain, occupy somewhere, sleep in, stage a dirty protest, refuse to cooperate
work to rule, take industrial action, stop work, down tools, strike, go on strike, walk out, mutiny, picket somewhere
boycott something

3‘Richardson has always protested his innocence’

SYNONYMS
insist on, claim, maintain, declare, announce, profess, proclaim, assert, affirm, argue, vow, avow, aver, pledge, swear, swear to, testify to
rare asseverate