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Spellweb is your one-stop resource for definitions, synonyms and correct spelling for English words, such as approve. On this page you can see how to spell approve. Also, for some words, you can find their definitions, list of synonyms, as well as list of common misspellings.

Correct spelling:
To make or show to be worthy of approbation or acceptance.


sanction, O.K., okay.
certify, assert, acknowledge, express, declare, sustain, profess, propound, set down, proclaim, attest, submit, claim, ratify, testify, aver, maintain, validate, warrant, assure, avouch, adjure, state, admit, support, contend, corroborate, pronounce, verify.
consent, capitulate, promise, agree, assent, contract, pledge, stipulate, cooperate, concur, conform, endorse, sanction, accept, empathize, acquiesce, affirm, bless, accede, welcome.
agree something is good
countenance, approbate, take up on, string along with, acclaim, appreciate, like, go along with, put up with, accept, applaud, think highly of, admire, be big on, favor, live with, regard highly, praise, roll with punches, handle, commend, esteem, grin and bear it, respect, face it.
allow, authorize
boost, encourage, recommend, affirm, consent, okay, give go-ahead, push for, buy into, permit, make law, ratify, sign, sanction, dig, hats off to, seal, accredit, pronounce, back, bless, mandate, authorize, accede, advocate, maintain, confirm, validate, agree, endorse, subscribe to, buy, support, make valid, uphold, empower, charter, second, certify, get behind, groove, stump for, sign off on, license, assent, establish, acquiesce, concur, lap up, thumbs up.
approbate, confirm, permit, underwrite, authorize, authenticate.
commission, legalize, empower, notarize, denominate, ordain, deputize, designate, entitle, countersign, license, enable, enfranchise.
okay, sanction, O.K., approve.
condone, let, allow.
blink at.
release, tolerate, concede.
acclaim, flatter, dignify, praise, applaud, recommend, commend, compliment, extol, admire, glorify, eulogize, exalt.
Examples of usage:
  1. And do you do what you are ordered to, whether you approve of it or not? – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  2. The explanation seemed to please the French and Belgians to whom it was translated, and they apparently approve of the idea. – A Journey Through France in War Time by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
  3. To- morrow, if you come, we will speak of this visitor of whom you so little approve." – Cynthia Wakeham's Money by Anna Katharine Green
  4. He probably thought he was doing his duty to the children: few people would approve of an actress for a teacher you know. – Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa May Alcott
  5. She's a little too fond of amusement, and I don't approve of all her friends. – Ranching for Sylvia by Harold Bindloss