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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: approving(0.00913 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to approving.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj : expressing or manifesting praise or approval; “approbative
criticism” [syn: approbative, approbatory, plausive]
n : the formal act of giving approval; “he gave the project his
blessing”; “his decision merited the approval of any
sensible person” [syn: blessing, approval] [ant: disapproval]
English → English (gcide)
Approve \Ap*prove"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Approved; p. pr. &
vb. n. Approving.] [OE. aproven, appreven, to prove, OF.
aprover, F. approuver, to approve, fr. L. approbare; ad +
probare to esteem as good, approve, prove. See Prove, and
1. To show to be real or true; to prove. [Obs.]
Wouldst thou approve thy constancy? Approve
First thy obedience. --Milton.
2. To make proof of; to demonstrate; to prove or show
Opportunities to approve . . . worth. --Emerson.
He had approved himself a great warrior. --Macaulay.
'T is an old lesson; Time approves it true. --Byron.
His account . . . approves him a man of thought.
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
5. To make or show to be worthy of approbation or acceptance.
The first care and concern must be to approve
himself to God. --Rogers.
Note: This word, when it signifies to be pleased with, to
think favorably (of), is often followed by of.
They had not approved of the deposition of James.
They approved of the political institutions. --W.
Approving \Ap*prov"ing\, a.
Expressing approbation; commending; as, an approving smile.
-- Ap*prov"ing*ly, adv.