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Entry Word: approve
Function: verb
Text: to give official acceptance of something as satisfactory <as soon as the pond project was approved, the bulldozers were at the site>
Synonyms authorize, clear, OK (or okay), ratify, sanction, warrant
Related Words accept, acknowledge, affirm, confirm; accredit, certify, endorse (also indorse), validate; initial, sign; allow, license (or licence), permit; reapprove
Near Antonyms ban, enjoin, forbid, interdict, prohibit; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook; rebuff, rebut, refuse, spurn
Antonyms decline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, reject, turn down