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Definition 1: (law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for demur in the sense of this definition

(demur is a kind of ...) the speech act of objecting

(demur belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: take exception to - [verb of communication]

Samples where demur or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he demurred at my suggestion to work on Saturday

Synonyms for demur in the sense of this definition

(demur is a kind of ...) express or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent

"She never objected to the amount of work her boss charged her with" "When asked to drive the truck, she objected that she did not have a driver's license"

Definition 3: enter a demurrer - [verb of communication]

(demur is a kind of ...) make an allegation in an action or other legal proceeding, especially answer the previous pleading of the other party by denying facts therein stated or by alleging new facts

(demur belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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