Definitions for okayˈoʊˈkeɪ, ˌoʊˈkeɪ, ˈoʊˌkeɪ

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  1. O.K., OK, okay, okey, okeh(adj)

    an endorsement

    "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"

  2. all right, fine, o.k., ok, okay, hunky-dory(verb)

    being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition

    "an all-right movie"; "the passengers were shaken up but are all right"; "is everything all right?"; "everything's fine"; "things are okay"; "dinner and the movies had been fine"; "another minute I'd have been fine"

  3. approve, O.K., okay, sanction(adverb)

    give sanction to

    "I approve of his educational policies"

  4. okay, O.K., all right, alright(adverb)

    in a satisfactory or adequate manner

    "she'll do okay on her own"; "held up all right under pressure"; (`alright' is a nonstandard variant of `all right')

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  1. okay(adj.)

    Satifactory; agreeable; pleasant; as, things are okay; he's an okay guy.

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  1. okay(Noun)

    See OK

  2. okay(Verb)

    See OK

  3. okay(Adverb)

    See OK

  4. okay(Adjective)

    See OK

  5. okay(Interjection)

    See OK

  6. Origin: A respelling of OK.

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  1. Okay

    "Okay" is a colloquial word denoting approval, acceptance, agreement, assent, or acknowledgment. "Okay" has frequently turned up as a loanword in many other languages. As an adjective, "okay" means "adequate," "acceptable", "mediocre" often in contrast to "good"; it also functions as an adverb in this sense. As an interjection, it can denote compliance, or agreement. As a verb and noun it means "assent" A versatile discourse marker, it can also be used with appropriate voice tone to show doubt or to seek confirmation.

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  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'okay' in Adverbs Frequency: #97

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'okay' in Adjectives Frequency: #686

Anagrams of okay »

  1. kayo, oaky, yoak

  2. Kayo

  3. Oaky

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