[ UK /ɐpɹˈuːv/ ]
[ US /əˈpɹuv/ ]
  1. judge to be right or commendable; think well of
  2. give sanction to
    I approve of his educational policies
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How To Use approve In A Sentence

  • He doesn't approve of me leaving school this year.
  • The company said stockholders will be asked to approve the bid at a special meeting in late March.
  • Will you approve the proposal?
  • While the Cabinet has yet to make final decisions, ministers seemed set to approve a pay freeze.
  • They claim the vermin-annoyers show no consistent success or, sometimes, no success at all. They're not approved for use by commercial pest-control companies because not enough is known about potential side effects.
  • The maximum duration of residence, approved on each occasion, shall not exceed 3 years.
  • Soon after his announcement the House passed the bill, 328-101, and the Senate was expected to approve it Thursday.
  • Barr says he doesn't want to have the government preapprove financial products, the way it does prescription drugs. The Proposed New Financial Regulation Could Backfire
  • The proposed acquisition, which must be approved by shareholders, values the two networks at about $ 16 a share.
  • But I'd never ask anyone - a hangman or executioner, to do something I wouldn't do myself, nor approve of it.
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