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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.