Remonstrate

Definition of Remonstrate

Re`mon´strate   Pronunciation: ~str?t
v. t.1.To point out; to show clearly; to make plain or manifest; hence, to prove; to demonstrate.
[imp. & p. p. Remonstrated (-str *t d); p. pr. & vb. n. Remonstrating.]
I will remonstrate to you the third door.
- B. Jonson.
v. i.1.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.
- Waterland.

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