approve

verb

Dialects

Emoji One Apple Twemoji Facebook Messenger Google
Emoji One's OK hand emoji Apple's OK hand emoji Twemoji's OK hand emoji Facebook's OK hand emoji Messenger's OK hand emoji Google's OK hand emoji
Emoji One's thumbs up emoji Apple's thumbs up emoji Twemoji's thumbs up emoji Facebook's thumbs up emoji Messenger's thumbs up emoji Google's thumbs up emoji
Emoji One's heavy check mark emoji Apple's heavy check mark emoji Twemoji's heavy check mark emoji Facebook's heavy check mark emoji Messenger's heavy check mark emoji Google's heavy check mark emoji
Emoji One's OK button emoji Apple's OK button emoji Twemoji's OK button emoji Facebook's OK button emoji Messenger's OK button emoji Google's OK button emoji

Origin

Middle English: from Old French aprover, from Latin approbare (see approbate). The original sense was ‘prove, demonstrate’, later ‘corroborate, confirm’, hence ‘pronounce to be satisfactory’ ( late Middle English).

Pronunciation

  • approve /əˈpruːv/