What does the word remonstrate mean?

Usage examples for remonstrate

  1. When the father came, and undertook to remonstrate with his son about his conduct, he threatened to shoot him also! – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  2. This ecclesiastic had come to the Netherlands ostensibly to confer with the Prince of Orange upon the affairs of his principality, to remonstrate with Count Culemburg, and to take measures for the reformation of the clergy. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. These I have ordered Sir John D'Oyly to read in your presence, and to explain them to you, that no part of them may escape your notice; and he has my positive orders to remonstrate to you against every departure from them. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke