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Synonyms for disapprove
ˌdɪs əˈpruvdis·ap·prove

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  1. disapproveverb

    Antonyms:
    approve

  2. disapproveverb

    Antonyms:
    approve

  3. disapproveverb

    Antonyms:
    approve

  4. disapproveverb

    Antonyms:
    approve

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. disapproveverb

    consider bad or wrong

    Synonyms:
    reject

    Antonyms:
    approve, sanction, O.K., okay

  2. disapprove, rejectverb

    deem wrong or inappropriate

    "I disapprove of her child rearing methods"

    Synonyms:
    spurn, reject, refuse, pass up, pooh-pooh, eliminate, turn down, rule out, winnow out, scorn, resist, turn away, freeze off, disdain, decline

    Antonyms:
    okay, approve, O.K., sanction

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Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 1 vote

  1. disapproveverb

    Synonyms:
    dislike, condemn, censure, regard as wrong

  2. disapproveverb

    Synonyms:
    reject, disallow, refuse or decline to sanction

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How to use disapprove in a sentence?

  1. Greg Abbott:

    Texans don’t run from a legislative fight, and they don’t walk away from unfinished business, funding should not be provided for those who quit their job early, leaving their state with unfinished business and exposing taxpayers to higher costs foranadditional legislativesession. I, therefore, object to and disapprove oftheseappropriations.

  2. Aaron David Miller:

    They clearly disapprove of this, you would think that the more appropriate comment would have been: 'We don't think this is helpful.'.

  3. Robert Menendez:

    I believe we could still get a better deal and here's how: We can disapprove this agreement, without rejecting the entire agreement.

  4. The Democratic aide:

    While I will certainly share my view and try to persuade them that the vote to disapprove is the right one, in my experience with matters of conscience and great consequence like this, each member ultimately comes to their own conclusion. the statement itself is a clear attempt at persuasion.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    There are some who believe that I can force my colleagues to vote my way, while I will certainly share my view and try to persuade them that the vote to disapprove is the right one, in my experience with matters of conscience and great consequence like this, each member ultimately comes to their own conclusion.


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