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English adjective: o.k.

1. o.k. being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition


SamplesAn 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.


Synonymsall right, fine, hunky-dory, ok, okay


Similarsatisfactory


Domain usagecolloquialism


Antonymsunsatisfactory


English noun: O.K.

1. O.K. (communication) an endorsement


SamplesThey gave us the O.K. to go ahead.


SynonymsOK, okay, okeh, okey


Broader (hypernym)countenance, endorsement, imprimatur, indorsement, sanction, warrant


English adverb: O.K.

1. O.K. in a satisfactory or adequate manner


SamplesShe'll do okay on her own.
Held up all right under pressure.


Synonymsall right, alright, okay


Domain usagecolloquialism


English verb: O.K.

1. O.K. (communication) give sanction to


SamplesI approve of his educational policies.


Synonymsapprove, okay, sanction


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)authorise, authorize, clear, pass


Narrower (hyponym)back, confirm, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, sanction, support, visa


Antonymsdisapprove, reject









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