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Definition of Reprove


  1. To convince.
  2. To disprove; to refute.
  3. To chide to the face as blameworthy; to accuse as guilty; to censure.
  4. To express disapprobation of; as, to reprove faults.

Reprove Quotations

Even private persons in due season, with discretion and temper, may reprove others, whom they observe to commit sin, or follow bad courses, out of charitable design, and with hope to reclaim them.
Isaac Barrow

Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish to correct of it.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Reprove your friends in secret, praise them openly.
Publilius Syrus

I would love to be in 'Downton Abbey.' That's the thing I thing many people would have a good laugh with me saying anything like that. I feel like that's the next phase of my career. To reprove to everyone that I can do things besides the crazy characters.
Ari Graynor
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Reprove Translations

reprove in Danish is dadle
reprove in Dutch is berispen, afkeuren, laken, gispen
reprove in Finnish is moittia
reprove in French is reprocher, gronder
reprove in Latin is reprehendo
reprove in Norwegian is dadle
reprove in Spanish is reprobar
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