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English verb: disapprove

1. disapprove (cognition) consider bad or wrong


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)evaluate, judge, pass judgment


Narrower (hyponym)discountenance, frown on, frown upon


Antonymsapprove

2. disapprove (communication) deem wrong or inappropriate


SamplesI disapprove of her child rearing methods.


Synonymsreject


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)evaluate, judge, pass judgment


Narrower (hyponym)deprecate, deter, discourage, object


Antonymsapprove, o.k., okay, sanction









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