HyperDic: disapprove

English > 2 senses of the word disapprove:
VERBcognitiondisapproveconsider bad / bad or wrong
communicationdisapprove, rejectdeem wrong or inappropriate
disapprove > pronunciation
Soundsdih.sahpruw'v
Rhymesapprove ... remove: 10 rhymes with uwv...
English > disapprove: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningConsider bad / bad or wrong.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Entailed bydislikeHave or feel a dislike or distaste for
Narrowerdiscountenanceshow disapproval by discouraging / discouraging
frown on, frown uponlook disapprovingly upon
Broaderevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
Oppositeapprovejudge to be right or commendable
Spanishdesaprobar, rechazar
Catalandesaprovar, rebutjar, refusar
Nounsdisapprovala feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing
English > disapprove: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningdeem wrong or inappropriate.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"I disapprove of her child rearing methods"
Synonymreject
NarrowerdeprecateExpress strong disapproval of
deter, discouragetry to prevent
objectExpress or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent
Broaderevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
Oppositeapprove, O.K., okay, sanctionGive sanction to
Spanishdesaprobar
Catalandesaprovar
Nounsdisapprovalthe act of disapproving or condemning

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