from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To give vent to angry disapproval; protest vehemently.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To declaim or rail (against some person or thing); to utter censorious and bitter language; to attack with harsh criticism or reproach, either spoken or written; to use invectives; -- with against.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make a verbal attack; utter or write vehement denunciation or rebuke; exclaim or rail against persons or things; rail: with against, formerly with at or on.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. speak against in an impassioned manner
- v. complain bitterly
Latin invehī, to attack with words, inveigh against, passive of invehere, to carry in : in-, in; see in-2 + vehere, to carry; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin invehō ("bring in, carry in"), from in- + vehō ("carry"). Compare vehicle, invective. (Wiktionary)