Complete Definition of "reprove"

English

Etymology
From L. term|reprobare|langla, via French term|reprouver|langfr.

Pronunciation
rhymes|uËv

Verb
en-verb|reprov|ing

  1. transitive To convey oneâs disapproval of; to rebuke, especially in a gentle, sweet, kind tone.

#* The Book of Proverbs in The Bible (KJV)
#*: Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.

Derived terms
reproof
reproval

Translations
trans-top|to convey one's disapproval of
Finnish: valittaa, moittia
trans-mid
German: rügen, tadeln
trans-bottom

fr:reprove
io:reprove
fi:reprove
te:reprove
vi:reprove
zh:reprove

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