- Present participle of reprove.
Variant of reprove
transitive verbreproved, reproving
- to speak to in disapproval; rebuke
- to express disapproval of (something done or said); censure
- Obsolete to refute; disprove
- Obsolete to convince or convict
Origin of reproveMiddle English reproven ; from Old French reprouver ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin reprobare: see re- and amp; prove