DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

1 definition found

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rep·ro·bate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reprobated p. pr. & vb. n. Reprobating.]
 1. To disapprove with detestation or marks of extreme dislike; to condemn as unworthy; to disallow; to reject.
    Such an answer as this is reprobated and disallowed of in law; I do not believe it, unless the deed appears.   --Ayliffe.
    Every scheme, every person, recommended by one of them, was reprobated by the other.   --Macaulay.
 2. To abandon to punishment without hope of pardon.
 Syn: -- To condemn; reprehend; censure; disown; abandon; reject.