What does approving mean?

Definitions for approving
ap·prov·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blessing, approval, approving(adj)

    the formal act of approving

    "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"

  2. approving, affirmative, approbative, approbatory, plausive(adj)

    expressing or manifesting praise or approval

    "approbative criticism"; "an affirmative nod"

Wiktionary

  1. approving(Adjective)

    Expressing approbation; commending; as, an approving smile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Approving

    of Approve

  2. Approving(adj)

    expressing approbation; commending; as, an approving smile

Editors Contribution

  1. approving

    Verb form of the word approve.

    They were approving the housing easily and efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

How to pronounce approving?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say approving in sign language?

  1. approving

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of approving in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of approving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of approving in a Sentence

  1. Ewen McDonald:

    The board has reached agreement this week on key decisions that help us deliver against our target of approving $2.5 billion in 2016.

  2. Assistant District Attorney Hilary LaBorde:

    Any lawyer can issue a statement, but taking a statement and proving the truth of its contents beyond a reasonable doubt to a jury, when a complaining witness is subject to cross examination, is a different task entirely, given the claims made publicly, I understand why people are upset. However, all of the facts must be considered and there are many facts that the public does not have. In approving this agreement, Judge Ralph Strother had access to all the statements that have ever been made by all people involved and agreed that the plea agreement offered was appropriate in this case.

  3. President Michael Schill:

    In approving this settlement, it is my hope that we focus our attention and considerable expertise on making our campus one on which all students will feel secure in the knowledge that they will be free from sexual violence.

  4. Jorge Seguro Sanches:

    But when contracts end, they go to the market ... I'm not approving any extensions of subsidies.

  5. Maurizio Martina:

    This law on civil unions needs approving now, we are the only European country not to have one, and there is no more time to be lost.

Images & Illustrations of approving

  1. approving

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