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Definition of 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.
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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