What are some alternative words for disapprove?

Synonyms for disapprove
ˌdɪs əˈpruv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disapprove(verb)

    consider bad or wrong

    Synonyms:
    reject

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

  2. disapprove, reject(verb)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. disapprove(verb)

    Antonyms:
    approve

  2. disapprove(verb)

    Antonyms:
    approve

  3. disapprove(verb)

    Antonyms:
    approve

  4. disapprove(verb)

    Antonyms:
    approve

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disapprove

    Synonyms:
    baffle, confound, counteract, denounce, deter, disconcert, discourage, dissuade, expose, frustrate, hinder, impede, obstruct

    Antonyms:
    abet, advocate, aid, assist, countenance, embolden, encourage, incite, instigate, promote, sanction, support, uphold

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disapprove(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    dislike, condemn, censure, regard as wrong

  2. disapprove(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    reject, disallow, refuse or decline to sanction

How to pronounce disapprove?

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How to use disapprove in a sentence?

  1. Volkswagen Mexico:

    We strongly disapprove of (the distributor) showing those images at its facilities, which showed a regime that emphasized hatred and discrimination at a point in history that has fortunately been left behind.

  2. Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville:

    I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.

  3. Ben Cardin:

    This is a close call, but after a lengthy review, I will vote to disapprove the deal.

  4. Robert Menendez:

    I have looked into my own soul and my devotion to principle may once again lead me to an unpopular course, but if Iran is to acquire a nuclear bomb, it will not have my name on it, it is for these reasons that I will vote to disapprove the agreement and, if called upon, would vote to override a veto.

  5. Marquis de Sade:

    You say that my way of thinking cannot be tolerated? What of it? The man who alters his way of thinking to suit others is a fool. My way of thinking is the result of my reflections. It is part of my inner being, the way I am made. I do not contradict them, and would not even if I wished to. For my system, which you disapprove of, is also my greatest comfort in life, the source of all my happiness --- it means more to me than my life itself.


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