Examples of disapprove in a Sentence
She married him even though her parents disapproved.
The treaty was disapproved by the Senate.
Recent Examples of disapprove from the Web
There were previous plans to turn Winehouse's life into a musical in 2012—in Denmark—but development was scrapped after the singer's dad disapproved of the production's usage of her music and photographs.
As the one-year anniversary of his election victory nears, Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump at a higher rate than at any point in his presidency, according to a new poll.
Northam is getting only 81 percent of those who disapprove of Trump’s performance.
The Republican president has an 81 percent approval rating among his party with only 17 percent disapproving.
Trump was propelled into office by older voters, but many of his policies so far weigh heaviest on millennials, who voted against him by a double-digit margin and overwhelmingly disapprove of his presidency.
Fifty-two percent of likely voters strongly disapprove of Trump.
Just 41 percent approve of the job Trump is doing as president, compared to 45 percent who disapprove, the poll found.
A few years later, after his disapproving father’s death, it was revealed that Aly had been passed over in favor of his son, Karim.
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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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