Definition of "Protest" :
noun: the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
noun: a formal and solemn declaration of objection
"They finished the game under protest to the league president."
noun: the act of making a strong public expression of disagreement and disapproval
"He shouted his protests at the umpire."
verb: utter words of protest
verb: affirm or avow formally or solemnly
"The suspect protested his innocence."
verb: express opposition through action or words