Definition of remonstrate
: to present and urge reasons in opposition : expostulate —usually used with with
: to say or plead in protest, reproof, or opposition
remonstrationplay \ˌre-mən-ˈstrā-shən, ri-ˌmän-\ noun
remonstrativeplay \ri-ˈmän(t)-strə-tiv\ adjective
remonstratorplay \ˈre-mən-ˌstrā-tər, ri-ˈmän-\ noun
Examples of remonstrate in a Sentence
He got angry when I politely remonstrated with him about littering.
REMONSTRATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of remonstrate for English Language Learners
: to disagree and argue or complain about something
REMONSTRATE Defined for Kids
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