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Adjective: approving  u'proo-ving
  1. Expressing or manifesting praise or approval
    "an approving nod";
    - affirmative, approbative, approbatory, plausive
Noun: approving  u'proo-ving
  1. The formal act of approving
    "he gave the project his approving";
    - blessing, approval
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: favorable [US], favourable [Brit, Cdn]

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

Antonym: disapprove, reject

Encyclopedia: Approve