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Interjection: OK  ow'key
  1. Expresses agreement or acceptance
    - okay, okey-doke, okey-dokey, righto [Brit], right, right on
Noun: OK  ow'key
  1. A state in south central United States
    - Oklahoma, Sooner State
     
  2. An endorsement
    "they gave us the OK to go ahead";
    - O.K., okay, okey [non-standard], okeh [non-standard]
Adverb: OK  ow'key
  1. In a satisfactory or adequate manner
    "she'll do OK on her own";
    - okay, O.K., all right, alright
     
  2. An expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence
    - very well, fine, alright, all right, all righty [non-standard]
Adjective: OK  ow'key
  1. Being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition
    "the passengers were shaken up but are OK";
    - all right, fine, o.k., okay, hunky-dory, alright
Verb: OK  ow'key
  1. Give permission or approval for something
    "I will OK his educational policies";
    - approve, O.K., okay, sanction

Derived forms: OKing, OKed, OKs

See also: satisfactory

Type of: American state, authorise [Brit], authorize, clear, countenance, endorsement, imprimatur, indorsement, pass, sanction, warrant

Part of: America, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: OK, It's Alright with Me