HyperDic: disapprove

English > 2 senses of the word disapprove:
VERBcognitiondisapproveconsider bad / bad or wrong
communicationdisapprove, rejectdeem wrong or inappropriate
disapprove > pronunciation
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"
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
Nounsdisapprovalthe act of disapproving or condemning

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