Dis·sent v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dissented; p. pr. & vb. n. Dissenting.]
1. To differ in opinion; to be of unlike or contrary sentiment; to disagree; -- followed by from.
The bill passed . . . without a dissenting voice. --Hallam.
Opinions in which multitudes of men dissent from us. --Addison.
2. Eccl. To differ from an established church in regard to doctrines, rites, or government.
3. To differ; to be of a contrary nature.