HyperDic: okay

English > 4 senses of the word okay:
ADJECTIVEallokay, all right, fine, o.k., ok, hunky-dory, coolbeing satisfactory or in satisfactory condition
NOUNcommunicationokay, O.K., OK, okey, okehan endorsement
ADVERBallokay, O.K., all right, alrightin a satisfactory / satisfactory or adequate manner
VERBcommunicationokay, approve, O.K., sanctiongive sanction to
okay > pronunciation
Rhymesbouquet ... sobriquet: 14 rhymes with key...
English > okay: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsatisfactory or in satisfactory condition.
Example "things are okay"
Synonymsall right, fine, o.k., ok, hunky-dory, cool
BroadersatisfactoryGiving satisfaction
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbien, correcto
Catalan, correcte, d'acord
English > okay: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn endorsement.
SynonymsO.K., OK, okey, okeh
Broadersanction, countenance, endorsement, indorsement, warrant, imprimaturformal and explicit approval
Spanishaprobación, bien, de acuerdo, okeh, okey, ok, OK, vale, visto bueno
Catalanokeh, ok, OK, vist i plau, vist-i-plau, vistiplau
Verbsokaygive sanction to
English > okay: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a satisfactory / satisfactory or adequate manner; ('alright' is a nonstandard variant of 'all right').
Example"she'll do okay on her own"
SynonymsO.K., all right, alright
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbien, satisfactoriamente
English > okay: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningGive sanction to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsapprove, O.K., sanction
Entailed byapplaud, clap, spat, acclaimclap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
initialmark with one's initials
license, licence, certifyauthorize officially
subscribe, supportAdopt as a belief
Narrowerback, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, supportBe behind
confirmsupport a person for a position
sanctionGive religious sanction to, such as through on oath
visaapprove officially
Broaderauthorize, authorise, pass, cleargrant authorization or clearance for
Oppositedisapprove, rejectdeem wrong or inappropriate
Spanishaprobar, homologar, sancionar
Catalanaprovar, homologar, sancionar
Nounsokayan endorsement

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