Synonyms and Antonyms of approbate

  1. to give official acceptance of as satisfactory <Congress must approbate the President's nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court> Synonyms accredit, approve, authorize, clear, confirm, finalize, formalize, homologate, OK (or okay), ratify, sanction, warrantRelated Words 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 ban, enjoin, forbid, illegalize, interdict, prohibit, proscribe; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook; rebuff, rebut, refuse, spurnAntonyms decline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, reject, turn down, veto

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