Definition of approving:
favourable reception, approbative, affirmatory, approval, blessing, approbative, favorable reception, thanksgiving, favourable, benediction, grace, approbatory, favorable, commendation, approbatory, plausive, boon, affirmative, optimistic.
- consenting (part of speech: verb)
- approving (part of speech: verb)
- permitting (part of speech: verb)
- praising (part of speech: verb)
- agreeing (part of speech: verb)
authorizing (part of speech: verb)
affirming (part of speech: verb)
- setting down
- "The Preface to the Aeneis of Virgil (1718)", Joseph Trapp.
There was no better way for Socialists to convict themselves of hypocrisy than by retaining in their constitution the clause against sabotage, referred to above, while at the same time selling at their National Office books like " Industrial Socialism" and publishing in their papers and magazines articles advocating and approving " direct action."- "The Red Conspiracy", Joseph J. Mereto.
Still Daisy was greatly tried by John Alden's behaviour, and continued to look so severe in the picture as to draw out shouts of approving laughter from the company, who did not know that; Alexander Fish was to be thanked for it.- "Melbourne House", Elizabeth Wetherell.