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Definition of Approve

Approve

  1. To show to be real or true; to prove.
  2. To make proof of; to demonstrate; to prove or show practically.
  3. To sanction officially; to ratify; to confirm; as, to approve the decision of a court-martial.
  4. To regard as good; to commend; to be pleased with; to think well of; as, we approve the measured of the administration.
  5. To make or show to be worthy of approbation or acceptance.
  6. To make profit of; to convert to one's own profit; -- said esp. of waste or common land appropriated by the lord of the manor.

Approve Quotations

What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve: The sure, sweet cement, glue, and lime of love. - Robert Herrick
What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve: The sure, sweet cement, glue, and lime of love.
Robert Herrick

I have never wished to cater to the crowd; for what I know they do not approve, and what they approve I do not know.
Epicurus

We will see a breakdown of the family and family values if we decide to approve same-sex marriage, and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle.
Jerry Falwell

I'm sure that the standard of public morality we've helped build will force government in Canada to approve complete health insurance.
Tommy Douglas

I've got high standards when it comes to boys. As my dad says, all girls should! I'm from the South - Tennessee, to be exact - and down there, we're all about southern hospitality. I know that if I like a guy, he better be nice, and above all, my dad has to approve of him!
Miley Cyrus
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Approve Translations

approve in Dutch is beamen, billijken, goedkeuren
approve in Italian is provato, concedere, approvare
approve in Latin is ascisco, probo, apto
approve in Norwegian is godkjenne
approve in Portuguese is aprove
approve in Spanish is aprobar, probado
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