AP'PROBATE, a. L. approbatus. Approved.
AP'PROBATE, v.t. L. approbo, to approve, of ad and probo, to prove or approve. Approbate is a modern word, but in common use in America. it differs from approve, denoting not only the act of the mind, but an expression of the act. See Proof, Approve and Prove.
To express approbation of; to manifest a liking, or degree of satisfaction; to express approbation officially, as of one's fitness for a public trust.
Mr. Hutchison approbated the choice.
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