What does disapprove mean?

Definitions for disapprove
ˌdɪs əˈpruvdis·ap·prove

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disapprove(verb)

    consider bad or wrong

  2. disapprove, reject(verb)

    deem wrong or inappropriate

    "I disapprove of her child rearing methods"

Wiktionary

  1. disapprove(Verb)

    To condemn; consider wrong or inappropriate.

  2. disapprove(Verb)

    To refuse to approve; reject.

  3. disapprove(Verb)

    To have or express an unfavorable opinion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disapprove(verb)

    to pass unfavorable judgment upon; to condemn by an act of the judgment; to regard as wrong, unsuitable, or inexpedient; to censure; as, to disapprove the conduct of others

    Etymology: [Pref. dis- + approve: cf. F. dapprouver. Cf. Disapprobation.]

  2. Disapprove(verb)

    to refuse official approbation to; to disallow; to decline to sanction; as, the sentence of the court-martial was disapproved by the commander in chief

    Etymology: [Pref. dis- + approve: cf. F. dapprouver. Cf. Disapprobation.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Disapprove

    dis-a-prōōv′, v.t. to give an unfavourable opinion of, to regard as bad or blameworthy (usually followed with of): to reject.—n. Disapprov′al.—adv. Disapprov′ingly.

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How to say disapprove in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disapprove in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disapprove in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of disapprove in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    The Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act will ensure Congress gets a vote to either approve or disapprove of the comprehensive agreement.

  5. S. G. Tallentyre:

    I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.N. B. This quote is commonly attributed to Voltaire, but it is not found in his writing.

Images & Illustrations of disapprove

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