from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To voice or convey disapproval of; rebuke. See Synonyms at admonish.
- transitive v. To find fault with.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To convince.
- transitive v. To disprove; to refute.
- transitive v. To chide to the face as blameworthy; to accuse as guilty; to censure.
- transitive v. To express disapprobation of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To disapprove; condemn; censure.
- To charge with a fault; chide; reprehend: formerly sometimes with of.
- To convince, as of a fault; convict.
- To refute; disprove.
- Synonyms and Rebuke, Reprimand, etc. See censure and admonition.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. take to task
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'?
If He is, and we are therefore 'light in the Lord,' we shall 'reprove' or 'convict' the
Epistles), see 1Ti 1: 10; 6: 3. convince -- rather, "reprove" [Alford], (Tit 1: 13).
Paul told him in 2 Timothy 2-4: Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.
And after things are untangled and you have had time to appreciate the close shave, you go up to Prince and reprove him with your choicest vocabulary.
The goal of women and the Women's Center is not to 'gracefully reprove public stupidity' and then move on, but to change the blasÃ© attitudes about sexual assault that caused DKE to think this chant was acceptable in the first place.
As the Center responded with histrionics, what could have been an opportunity for our campus to maturely and gracefully reprove public stupidity and affirm mutual respect turned into a daylong, private spat.
The goal of women and the Women's Center is not to 'gracefully reprove public stupidity' and then move on, but to change the blasé attitudes about sexual assault that caused DKE to think this chant was acceptable in the first place.