Thesaurus

disapprove

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of disapprove

  1. 1 to be unwilling to grant the committee disapproved the proposal to allow casino gambling in the state Synonyms of disapprove decline, disallow, deny, negative, nix, refuse, reject, reprobate, withholdWords Related to disapprove ban, enjoin, forbid, prohibit, proscribe, veto; rebuff, repel, spurn; check, constrain, curb, hold, keep, repress, restrain, restrict; balk (at), hinder, impede, obstructNear Antonyms of disapprove afford, furnish, give, provide, supply; authorize, commission, license (also licence); accede (to), acquiesce, agree (to), assent (to), consent (to), warrant; accord, sanction, vouchsafeAntonyms of disapprove allow, concede, grant, let, OK (or okay), permit

  2. 2 to show unwillingness to accept, do, engage in, or agree to disapproved the first set of blueprints submitted by the firm Synonyms of disapprove balk (at), deselect, decline, negative, nix, pass, pass up, refuse, reject, reprobate, repudiate, spurn, throw out, throw over, turn downWords Related to disapprove blow off, disdain, rebuff, scorn, scout, shoot down; overrule, veto; forbid, prohibit, proscribe; dismiss, ignore; abstain (from), forbear, refrain (from); deny, disavow, disclaim, dispute, gainsay; stick; abjure, forswear (also foreswear), recant, renounce, retract, take back, unsay, withdraw; avoid, bypass, detour; contradict, deny, disown, negate; controvert, disagree (with), disprove, dispute, rebut, refute; back down, back off, backtrack; disallow, recall, renege, revokeNear Antonyms of disapprove condone, countenance, swallow, tolerate; adopt, embrace, receive, take, welcome; accede, acquiesce, agree, assent, consent; choose, handpick, select; espouse, supportAntonyms of disapprove accept, agree (to), approve



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