Nouns (6)

approving, approval, blessing
n. the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"
approving, approval, blessing
n. the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"

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Adjectives (5)

plausive, approbatory, approbative, affirmative, approving
adj. expressing or manifesting praise or approval; "approbative criticism"; "an affirmative nod"

Fuzzynyms (35)

favour, favor
n. an act of gracious kindness
credentials, credential, certification, certificate
n. a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
commendation, approval
n. a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips"
confirmation, ratification
n. making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it; "the ratification of the treaty"; "confirmation of the appointment"
secondment, indorsement, endorsement, second
n. a speech seconding a motion; "do I hear a second?"
statement, assertion, affirmation
n. the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
affirmatory, affirmative
adj. affirming or giving assent; "an affirmative decision"; "affirmative votes"
assentient
adj. expressing agreement or consent; "an assenting nod"
large-minded, tolerant, liberal, broad
adj. showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"
accordant
adj. being in agreement or harmony; often followed by `with'; "a place perfectly accordant with man's nature"-Thomas Hardy
concordant, concurring
adj. being of the same opinion
liberal
adj. tolerant of change; not bound by authoritarianism, orthodoxy, or tradition
permissive
adj. granting or inclined or able to grant permission; not strict in discipline; "direct primary legislation is largely permissive rather than prescriptive"; "permissive parents"
soft, lenient, indulgent
adj. tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "too soft on the children"; "they are soft on crime"
confirming, positive
adj. indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen; "a positive pregnancy test"
tolerant
adj. showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others

Synonyms (3)

affirmative
adj. affirming or giving assent; "an affirmative decision"; "affirmative votes"; "an affirmative nod"; "an affirmatory gesture"
indulgent
adj. being favorably inclined; "an indulgent attitude"
pleasing
adj. able to please or win approval

Antonyms (2)

disapproval
n. the act of disapproving or condemning
condemnation
n. (law) the act of condemning (as land forfeited for public use) or judging to be unfit for use (as a food product or an unsafe building)

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