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Definition of "reprove" [re•prove]

  • To voice or convey disapproval of; rebuke. See Synonyms at admonish. (verb-transitive)
  • To find fault with. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "reprove" in a sentence
  • "He that is to reprove is to remember, that his business is not to declaim and shew his parts, but to work a cure."
  • "For the word rendered in our version 'reprove' is the same which our Lord employed when He spoke of the mission of the Comforter as being to"
  • "Did you ever notice this context, in which the Apostle, in the next verse to my text, gives the reason for his commandment to 'reprove' thus -- '_For_ it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret'?"