verb (used with object), ap·pro·bat·ed, ap·pro·bat·ing.
Origin of approbate
OTHER WORDS FROM approbateap·pro·ba·tor, noun
Words nearby approbate
Example sentences from the Web for approbate
We pick and choose, take and leave, approbate and reprobate in a breath.Obiter Dicta|Augustine Birrell
The Stadtholder was too wary a politician to approbate immediately so sweeping a proposal, and referred it to the States-General.
Among the adjectives similarly preserved are to whittle, to wilt and to approbate.The American Language|Henry L. Mencken