: to pass unfavorable judgment on
: to refuse approval to : reject
Examples of DISAPPROVE
- She married him even though her parents disapproved.
- The treaty was disapproved by the Senate.
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Related to DISAPPROVE
- decline, disallow, deny, negative, nix, refuse, reject, reprobate, withhold
- allow, concede, grant, let, OK (or okay), permit
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