Nouns (6)
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approving, approval, blessing
n. the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"
approving, approval, blessing
n. the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"
Verbs (0)
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Adverbs (0)
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Adjectives (5)
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plausive, approbatory, approbative, affirmative, approving
adj. expressing or manifesting praise or approval; "approbative criticism"; "an affirmative nod"
Fuzzynyms (35)
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favour, favor
n. an act of gracious kindness
credentials, credential, certification, certificate
n. a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
commendation, approval
n. a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips"
confirmation, ratification
n. making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it; "the ratification of the treaty"; "confirmation of the appointment"
secondment, indorsement, endorsement, second
n. a speech seconding a motion; "do I hear a second?"
statement, assertion, affirmation
n. the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
affirmatory, affirmative
adj. affirming or giving assent; "an affirmative decision"; "affirmative votes"
assentient
adj. expressing agreement or consent; "an assenting nod"
large-minded, tolerant, liberal, broad
adj. showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"
accordant
adj. being in agreement or harmony; often followed by `with'; "a place perfectly accordant with man's nature"-Thomas Hardy
concordant, concurring
adj. being of the same opinion
liberal
adj. tolerant of change; not bound by authoritarianism, orthodoxy, or tradition
permissive
adj. granting or inclined or able to grant permission; not strict in discipline; "direct primary legislation is largely permissive rather than prescriptive"; "permissive parents"
soft, lenient, indulgent
adj. tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "too soft on the children"; "they are soft on crime"
confirming, positive
adj. indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen; "a positive pregnancy test"
tolerant
adj. showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
Synonyms (3)
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affirmative
adj. affirming or giving assent; "an affirmative decision"; "affirmative votes"; "an affirmative nod"; "an affirmatory gesture"
indulgent
adj. being favorably inclined; "an indulgent attitude"
pleasing
adj. able to please or win approval
Antonyms (2)
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disapproval
n. the act of disapproving or condemning
condemnation
n. (law) the act of condemning (as land forfeited for public use) or judging to be unfit for use (as a food product or an unsafe building)
approving
Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
    6
  • Verbs
    0
  • Adverbs
    0
  • Adjectives
    5
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    35
  • Synonyms
    3
  • Antonyms
    2

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