Reprover \Re*prov"er\ (r?-pr??v"?r), n. One who, or that which, reproves. [1913 Webster]

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  • reprover — noun see reprove …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reprover — See reprovable. * * * …   Universalium

  • reprover — noun One who reproves; who rebukes is a kind tone …   Wiktionary

  • reprover — n. admonisher, one who scolds; one who censures, one who condemns; one who blames, accuser …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reprover — re·prov·er …   English syllables

  • reprover — noun someone who finds fault or imputes blame • Syn: ↑upbraider, ↑reproacher, ↑rebuker • Derivationally related forms: ↑rebuke (for: ↑rebuker), ↑reproach ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • reprove — reprover, n. reprovingly, adv. /ri proohv /, v., reproved, reproving. v.t. 1. to criticize or correct, esp. gently: to reprove a pupil for making a mistake. 2. to disapprove of strongly; censure: to reprove a bad decision. 3. Obs. to disprove or… …   Universalium

  • reprove — verb (reproved; reproving) Etymology: Middle English repreven, reproven, from Anglo French reprover, from Late Latin reprobare to disapprove, condemn, from Latin re + probare to test, approve more at prove Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reprove — verb rebuke or reprimand. Derivatives reprovable adjective reprover noun reproving adjective reprovingly adverb Origin ME: from OFr. reprover, from late L. reprobare (see reprobate) …   English new terms dictionary

  • reprove — [c]/rəˈpruv / (say ruh proohv) verb (reproved, reproving) –verb (t) 1. to address words of disapproval to (a person, etc.); rebuke; blame. 2. to express disapproval of (actions, words, etc.). 3. Obsolete to disprove or refute. –verb (i) 4. to… …   Australian English dictionary

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