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Meaning of APPROVING

Pronunciation:  upr'ooving

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the formal act of giving approval; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"
  2. [adj]  expressing or manifesting praise or approval; "approbative criticism"
 

APPROVING is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: approbative, approbatory, approval, blessing, favorable, favourable, plausive
 
 Antonyms: disapproval
 
 See Also: acceptance, acceptation, admiration, adoption, appreciation, backing, championship, espousal, patronage, reinforcement, reward, support

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ap*prov"ing\, a.
Expressing approbation; commending; as, an approving smile.
-- {Ap*prov"ing*ly}, adv.

 

 

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