Approve and Disapprove

Approve

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Approve verb – To give official acceptance of as satisfactory.
Usage example: as soon as the pond project was approved, the bulldozers were at the site

Disapprove is an antonym for approve in topics: allow, agree something is good.
Nearby Words: approval, approbation, approving, approvingly, approvement
Antonyms for Approve

Disapprove

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Disapprove verb – To show unwillingness to accept, do, engage in, or agree to.
Usage example: disapproved the first set of blueprints submitted by the firm

Approve is an antonym for disapprove in topics: condemn, turn down.
Antonyms for Disapprove
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  • Relationship Values Occasionally, instead of simply approving or disapproving, they "slightly" or "greatly" approve/disapprove.
  • Film / Eye in the Sky However she is absolutely disgusted with the Prime Minister when he refuses to approve or disapprove the strike.
  • Video Game / Dragon Age: Inquisition Karma Meter: Your dialogue options and actions, such as asking for their input to a situation, will have your companions approve or disapprove.
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