verb (used with object), re·mon·strat·ed, re·mon·strat·ing.
verb (used without object), re·mon·strat·ed, re·mon·strat·ing.
Origin of remonstrate
Examples from the Web for remonstrate
Both Hames and Church took to Twitter to remonstrate with the media mogul, demanding an apology.Rupert Murdoch’s Future Rests on News Corp. Shareholders Meeting|Peter Jukes|October 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Once I saw his father go over to him and seem to remonstrate, but without effect.The Haunted Pajamas|Francis Perry Elliott
Even Washington had to remonstrate, although they tell me he was willing to fight no matter what position they gave him.Marching on Niagara|Edward Stratemeyer
Hugh, seeing that it was useless to remonstrate, sank back in the seat and swore audibly.Nedra|George Barr McCutcheon
Madame de Maintenon became greatly troubled by these atrocities, against which she did not dare to remonstrate.Louis XIV., Makers of History Series|John S. C. Abbott
Whatever it might please those cruel judges to inflict upon myself or Julia,—there was none to remonstrate or interpose.Aurelian|William Ware
Word Origin for remonstrate
1590s, "make plain," back-formation from remonstration, or else from Medieval Latin remonstratus, past participle of remonstrare "to demonstrate" (see remonstrance). Meaning "to exhibit or present strong reasons against" is from 1690s. Related: Remonstrated; remonstrating.