disapprove


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disapprove

(Condemn), verb admonish, animadvert, belittle, berate, brand, call to account, cast aspersions on, cast blame upon, castigate, cavil, censure, chastise, chide, criticize, debase, declaim against, decry, denounce, deprecate, discommend, discountenance, discredit, disfavor, dislike, disparage, dispraise, dress down, exclaim against, excoriate, find fault with, fulminate against, hold up to execration, hold up to reprobation, impeach, impugn, malign, muckrake, not take kindly to, object to, objurgate, pass censure upon, pass unfavorable judgment upon, rebuke, regard as wrong, regard with blame, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, reprobate, repudiate, revile, run down, scold, set oneself against, sully, take a dim view of, take exception to, take to task, think ill of, think reprehensible, think wrong, upbraid, view with disfavor, vilipend

disapprove

(Reject), verb abnegate, be against, be contrary, be opposed to, boycott, come in conflict with, condemnare, confute, contradict, contravene, controvert, debunk, decline to sanction, demur, deny, deprecate, dissccord with, disagree with, disallow, disavow, disclaim, dispute, gainsay, go against, negate, negative, not abide, not accept, not admit, not approve, not consider, not counnenance, not have any part of, not support, object, oppose, pass up, protest, rebuff, refuse, refuse assent to, refuse connent, refuse to confirm, refuse to ratify, refuse to receive, refuse to sanction, reject as inadmissable, renounce, repel, repudiate, resist, scorn, set aside, shun, side against, speak against, spurn, stand against, take exception, take exceppion to, turn away, turn down, turn from, veto, vote against, vote down, withhold approval from, withhold one's assent, withhold permission
See also: abrogate, annul, ban, blame, cavil, censor, censure, challenge, complain, condemn, conflict, confront, contemn, counter, counteract, criticize, decry, demur, denounce, deprecate, disaccord, disagree, disallow, discommend, disfavor, dissent, enjoin, except, expostulate, fault, fight, forbid, impeach, object, oppose, protest, rebuke, refuse, reject, remonstrate, renounce, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, spurn
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And House Speaker Joe Straus, who is not seeking another term, remains the least well-known high official in Austin: 27 percent approve of the job he's doing, 24 percent disapprove and 48 percent remain neutral.
Even among those young adults who said they voted for Trump in the 2016 presidential election, 22 percent disapprove of him now.
Americans who disapprove of the ACA were asked if they want to keep the law but with significant changes or to repeal and replace it.
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Fifty-five percent disapprove of how the state Legislature is handling education; 21 percent approve.
Eleven per cent say they disapprove because they "don't like him" and 10 per cent because he "doesn't care about average people".
A POLL of almost 1,000 people found that 71 per cent would like to talk about therapies, such as herbal medicine, hypnotherapy and reflexology, with their doctor but feared their GP might disapprove.
Nearly two thirds of people in Britain disapprove of how Prime Minister Tony Blair's Government has handled the war on terrorism, according to a poll published today.
A Guardian/ICM poll from March 14-16 asked ``Do you approve or disapprove of a military attack against Iraq to remove Saddam Hussein?
13 Zogby news release headlined "Parents Disapprove of Current Sex Education Teachings, Zogby Poll Reveals" the lead notes that "parents overwhelmingly disapprove of the subject matter, termed 'comprehensive sex education,' that is currently used in schools.
The act provides that a contractor is entitled to invoice an owner for monthly payment requisitions and, upon delivery of an invoice and all contractually required documentation, the owner is required to approve or disapprove the requisition within 12 business days.