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approbate

verb

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  1. to give official acceptance of as satisfactory Congress must approbate the President's nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court Synonyms of approbate accredit, approve, authorize, clear, confirm, finalize, formalize, homologate, OK (or okay), ratify, sanction, warrantWords Related to approbate accept, acknowledge, affirm; certify, endorse (also indorse), validate; bless, canonize, sanctify; initial, rubber-stamp, sign, sign off (on); allow, enable, legalize, license (also licence), pass, permit; reapproveNear Antonyms of approbate ban, enjoin, forbid, illegalize, interdict, prohibit, proscribe; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook; rebuff, rebut, refuse, spurnAntonyms of approbate decline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, reject, turn down, veto


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