Synonyms and Antonyms of approve
to give official acceptance of as satisfactory as soon as the pond project was approved, the bulldozers were at the site Synonyms accredit, approbate, authorize, clear, confirm, finalize, formalize, homologate, OK (or okay), ratify, sanction, warrant Related 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; reapprove Near Antonyms ban, enjoin, forbid, illegalize, interdict, prohibit, proscribe; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook; rebuff, rebut, refuse, spurn Antonyms decline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, reject, turn down, veto
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