O.K., OK, okay, okey, okeh(adj)
"they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"
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"
approve, O.K., okay, sanction(adverb)
give sanction to
"I approve of his educational policies"
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')
Satifactory; agreeable; pleasant; as, things are okay; he's an okay guy.
Origin: A respelling of OK.
"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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Rank popularity for the word 'okay' in Adverbs Frequency: #97
Rank popularity for the word 'okay' in Adjectives Frequency: #686
kayo, oaky, yoak
The numerical value of okay in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of okay in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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