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adjective spoken OK pronunciation in American English /oʊˈkeɪ/
  1. 1
    satisfactory. This word often shows that you think that something is not as good as it could or should be

    The food was OK, but nothing special.

    turn out OK (=end in a satisfactory way):

    We didn’t start on time, but everything turned out OK anyway.

  2. 2
    [never before noun] allowed, appropriate, or not likely to make you upset
    it’s OK to do something:

    Are you saying it’s OK to lie to your children?

    it’s OK for someone to do something:

    The teacher said it was OK for me to leave class early.

    it’s OK by/with me:

    It’s OK by me if they come with us.

  3. 3
    [never before noun] not injured, damaged, sick, or upset

    The doctors say he’ll be OK in a few weeks.

    Are you OK? You look tired.

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