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To express or give approval - thesaurus

Synonyms

approve

verb

to have a positive feeling toward someone or something that you consider to be good or suitable

recommend

verb

to say that someone or something is good and worth using, having, or experiencing

consent

verb

to give approval for something

sanction

verb

formal to show approval for a particular behavior or belief

recognize

verb

to give praise or approval to someone

condone

verb

to approve of behavior that most people think is wrong

OK

verb

informal to give permission or approval for something to happen

accredit

verb

to state officially that a person or organization is good enough to provide a particular type of service

give something/someone the green light

to give official approval for something to be done

look kindly on something

to approve of something that someone has done

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accept

verb

to consider that something is suitable or good enough for a particular purpose

affirm

verb

formal to show respect for and approval of someone, especially in public

cheer

verb

to give a loud shout of happiness or approval

commend

verb

formal to tell someone that a person or thing is good, useful, or suitable

countenance

verb

formal to approve of something, or to allow something to happen

greenlight

verb

informal to give your approval for something

rubber stamp

verb

to give official approval for something

sign off

business to officially approve of something or to officially agree that something has been completed in a satisfactory way by signing your name

validate

verb

formal to officially state that something is of an appropriate standard

welcome

verb

to say that you approve of something that has happened or that you are pleased about it

Antonyms

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