verb (used with object), re·proved, re·prov·ing.
verb (used without object), re·proved, re·prov·ing.
Origin of reprove
Synonyms for reprove
Antonyms for reprove
verb (used with or without object), re-proved, re-proved or re-prov·en, re-prov·ing.
Origin of re-prove
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Historical Examples of reprove
Your life must be saved; even if you reprove me for the means.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
It must be my duty to reprove, to show her her deceit in its full enormity.The Incomplete Amorist
I ought to reprove this acclamation—but this once I let it pass.Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)
If my remnant of a conscience presumed to rise and reprove me, I stamped it down.The Rise of Roscoe Paine
Joseph C. Lincoln
I could see what had happened—my family had sent him to reprove me and remonstrate with me.The Woman Thou Gavest Me
Word Origin for reprove
c.1300, from Old French reprover "accuse, blame" (12c.), from Late Latin reprobare "disapprove, reject, condemn" (see reprobate). Related: Reproved; reproving.