1. Show; discovery. [Not in use.]

2. Expostulation; strong representation of reasons against a measure, either public or private, and when addressed to a public body, a prince or magistrate, it may be accompanied with a petition or supplication for the removal or prevention of some evil or inconvenience. A party aggrieved presents a remonstrance to the legislature.

3. Pressing suggestions in opposition to a measure or act; as the remonstrances of conscience or of justice.

4. Expostulatory counsel or advice; reproof.