Synonyms of approval in English:

approval


See definition of approval

noun

1‘proposals for the licensing system will now go forward to the ministry for approval’

SYNONYMS

acceptance, agreement, consent, assent, acquiescence, compliance, concurrence

blessing, imprimatur, seal of approval, stamp of approval, rubber stamp

sanction, endorsement, ratification, authorization, mandate, licence, validation

confirmation, support, backing

permission, leave

informal the go-ahead, the green light, the OK, the thumbs up, the nod, say-so

ANTONYMS

refusal

2‘Lily looked at him with approval’

SYNONYMS

approbation, appreciation, favour, liking, encouragement, support, acceptance

admiration, regard, esteem, respect, commendation, applause, acclaim, acclamation, praise

ANTONYMS

disapproval


Phrases

    on approval

      ‘we would be happy to send you a selection on approval’

      SYNONYMS

      on trial, under probation

      on sale or return

      British informal

      on appro