What does approbative mean?

Definitions for approbative

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word approbative.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. approving, affirmative, approbative, approbatory, plausive(adj)

    expressing or manifesting praise or approval

    "approbative criticism"; "an affirmative nod"


  1. approbative(Noun)

    A word or grammatical form which denotes a positive affect expressing the appreciation or approval of the speaker.

  2. approbative(Adjective)

    Expressing approval

    approbative criticism

  3. approbative(Adjective)

    Sanctioning officially, giving authorization or approval to something.

  4. Origin: From approbativus, from approbo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Approbative(adj)

    approving, or implying approbation

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. approbatif.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of approbative in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of approbative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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Translations for approbative

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • hyväksyväFinnish
  • одобряющий, одобрительный, разрешающийRussian

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