Definitions for approbateˈæp rəˌbeɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ap•pro•bateˈæp rəˌbeɪt(v.t.)-bat•ed, -bat•ing.

  1. to approve; sanction.

Origin of approbate:

1400–50; late ME < L approbātus, ptp. of approbāre to approve

ap•pro•ba•to•ryəˈproʊ bəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. approbate(verb)

    approve or sanction officially

  2. approbate(verb)

    accept (documents) as valid


  1. approbate(Verb)

    To give official sanction, consent or authorization

Webster Dictionary

  1. Approbate(adj)


  2. Approbate(verb)

    to express approbation of; to approve; to sanction officially


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