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synonyms for disapprove

  • decry
  • denounce
  • deplore
  • dislike
  • oppose
  • reject
  • veto
  • blame
  • censure
  • chastise
  • criticize
  • damn
  • deprecate
  • detract
  • disallow
  • discountenance
  • disesteem
  • disfavor
  • dismiss
  • expostulate
  • nix
  • pan
  • refuse
  • remonstrate
  • reprehend
  • reprobate
  • reprove
  • slam
  • spurn
  • discommend
  • dispraise
  • find fault with
  • find unacceptable
  • frown on
  • look askance at
  • look down on
  • object to
  • pass on
  • set aside
  • take dim view of
  • take exception to
  • turn down
  • zing
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antonyms for disapprove

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  • allow
  • approve
  • compliment
  • praise
  • ratify
  • sanction
  • accept
  • commend
  • endorse
  • exalt
  • laud
  • permit
  • promote
  • welcome
  • agree
  • like
  • love
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How to use disapprove in a sentence

The poll found 54 percent in Wisconsin disapprove of the way Trump has handled the pandemic, while 44 percent approve.
TRUMP KEEPS DODGING THE CRUX OF MAJOR ISSUES — AND THAT’S SHOWING IN HIS REELECTION PROSPECTSAMBER PHILLIPSSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
On the pandemic, 54 percent disapprove of the way he has handled things, while 44 percent approve.
POST-ABC WISCONSIN POLL SHOWS BIDEN HOLDING NARROW EDGE OVER TRUMPDAN BALZ, EMILY GUSKINSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A 58 percent majority of Minnesota registered voters say the nation’s economy is “not so good” or “poor,” though voters split about evenly on Trump’s handling of the issue, with 47 percent approving and 49 percent disapproving.
POST-ABC POLL AND OTHERS SUGGEST MINNESOTA HAS SHIFTED SINCE 2016, BUT BY HOW MUCH?SCOTT CLEMENT, DAN BALZSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Interestingly, when asked about a proposed sale, 50% of the public say they disapprove of a forced TikTok sale.
‘DEAL OF A DECADE’: HOW BUYING TIKTOK COULD TRANSFORM MICROSOFTLANCE LAMBERTAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
About 58 percent now disapprove of his handling of the pandemic while just 38 percent approve, according to FiveThirtyEight’s coronavirus polling tracker.
AMERICANS INCREASINGLY DISLIKE HOW REPUBLICAN GOVERNORS ARE HANDLING THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAKGEOFFREY SKELLEY (GEOFFREY.SKELLEY@ABC.COM)JULY 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The acts done under incompetent rulers, by those who disapprove of their claims, come from neither.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
With the supporters of such constitutions unamended, some who disapprove of them, have in some respects to co-operate.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
There is no academy to check abuse, no large, cultivated public to disapprove of the new forms.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
On the whole, Bud did not greatly disapprove of that; he was too actively resentful of his own mother-in-law.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
They neither approve nor disapprove, commend or condemn, till they have consulted his looks and his countenance.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
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