Definition for approval

noun as in authorization

noun as in good opinion

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Other vaccines will almost certainly come to the market that only require one shot — Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose vaccine is already working through the last stage of federal approval.

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After a broader play about the group of enslaved people, who became known as the GU272, fell through, Short-Colomb said, she and Lab officials went to the university administration and got approval for her project.

City News Service reports that any recommendations proposed by the South County Environmental Justice Task Force to clean up the Tijuana River Valley would first need approval by the supervisors.

No one can remove someone’s liver without approval for medical purposes.

Much like a liver can’t be taken out of a body without approval for medical purposes, neural data shouldn’t be removed either.

“The process of getting the approval is too slow and is too cumbersome,” Rogers said.

They would have to get court approval to re-home their children.

It was done after we had received a binding legal opinion from Justice and approval from the White House to proceed.

Vreeland believes that in the end, his grandmother put her subtle seal of approval on his lifestyle.

He tried to contact a Health Republic doctor to overrule the nurse and get approval for payment.

At the store he would never have given in, but he was not accustomed to hearing so loud a murmur of approval greet the opposition.

She pressed her hands tighter upon her bosom; her eyes sparkled with an odd approval of that brisk deed.

I shall be glad if your Majesty is satisfied and pleased with it, as in all I desire to win your approval.

The socialist reads such criticism as the above with impatient approval.

On September 17, the famous "Suffolk Resolves" were laid before the deputies for their approval.


On this page you'll find 126 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to approval, such as: blessing, confirmation, consent, endorsement, go ahead, and green light.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.