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Adjective: approved  u'proovd
  1. Established by authority; given authoritative approval
    "a list of approved candidates";
    - sanctioned
Verb: approve  u'proov
  1. Give permission or approval for something
    "I will approve his educational policies";
    - O.K., okay, sanction, greenlight, OK, green-light
  2. Judge to be right or commendable; think well of

See also: authorised [Brit], authorized

Type of: authorise [Brit], authorize, clear, evaluate, judge, pass, pass judgment

Antonym: disapprove, reject

Encyclopedia: Approved