Antonyms for disapprove

Grammar : Verb
Spell : dis-uh-proov
Phonetic Transcription : ˌdɪs əˈpruv

Definition of disapprove

Origin :
  • late 15c., "disprove;" as the reverse of approve it is first attested 1640s. See dis- + approve. Related: Disapproved; disapproving.
  • verb condemn
Example sentences :
  • You have never been to the theatre, you say, and yet you disapprove of it.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • I think, my dear mother, you would not disapprove of her as a daughter.
  • Extract from : « Lady Susan » by Jane Austen
  • By which is implied a right to disapprove, if they think fit.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • I know you well enough to realize that you do not disapprove of what I am doing.
  • Extract from : « A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales » by Guy De Maupassant
  • And though I disapprove of your husband's doings, you know I would not willingly do him any harm?
  • Extract from : « The Eternal City » by Hall Caine
  • Do you mean he's an acquaintance of whom you disapprove for her?
  • Extract from : « The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2 » by Henry James
  • Her attitude was so lovely that it was impossible to disapprove of her.
  • Extract from : « Audrey Craven » by May Sinclair
  • "You disapprove, of course," continued Brother Copas easily.
  • Extract from : « Brother Copas » by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • It was my duty to approve or disapprove the finding of the court.
  • Extract from : « The Citizen-Soldier » by John Beatty
  • I know also that you will speak the truth, whether you approve or disapprove.
  • Extract from : « The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II) » by Charles Darwin

Synonyms for disapprove

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