Examples of disapprove in a Sentence
She married him even though her parents disapproved.
The treaty was disapproved by the Senate.
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Similarly, a YouGov survey of British women found that younger women were much more likely than those over 55 to disapprove of behavior like wolf-whistling and even winking.
According to exit polls, Trump’s stock has fallen in the Yellowhammer State, with almost half of the state now disapproving of his job performance.
The elder Getty disapproved of the bohemian lifestyle of his teenage grandson—who had become a minor celebrity in Rome because of his surname—and suspected that the kidnapping was a hoax concocted by Paul to extract money from him.
Instead, the proposal will be approved or disapproved at a future county board meeting.
Walker's approval rating was 48% in the last poll, matched by 48% who disapproved of his work as governor.
Trump's approval rating dropped to 38%, compared to 58% who disapproved of his job performance.
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An Ossoff victory might have scared Republicans into siding with the majority of Americans who disapprove of the disgusting man occupying the White House.
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First Known Use of disapprove
Synonymsdecline, disallow, deny, negative, nix, refuse, reject, reprobate, withhold
Antonymsallow, concede, grant, let, OK (or okay), permit
Related Wordsban, enjoin, forbid, prohibit, proscribe, veto; rebuff, repel, spurn; check, constrain, curb, hold, keep, repress, restrain, restrict; balk (at), hinder, impede, obstruct
Near Antonymsafford, furnish, give, provide, supply; authorize, commission, license (also licence); accede (to), acquiesce, agree (to), assent (to), consent (to), warrant; accord, sanction, vouchsafe
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