English adjective: okay
|1.||okay being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition|
|Samples||An all-right movie.|
The passengers were shaken up but are all right.
Is everything all right?.
Things are okay.
Dinner and the movies had been fine.
Another minute I'd have been fine.
|Synonyms||all right, fine, hunky-dory, o.k., ok|
English noun: okay
|1.||okay (communication) an endorsement|
|Samples||They gave us the O.K. to go ahead.|
|Synonyms||O.K., OK, okeh, okey|
|Broader (hypernym)||countenance, endorsement, imprimatur, indorsement, sanction, warrant|
English adverb: okay
|1.||okay in a satisfactory or adequate manner|
|Samples||She'll do okay on her own.|
Held up all right under pressure.
|Synonyms||all right, alright, O.K.|
English verb: okay
|1.||okay (communication) give sanction to|
|Samples||I approve of his educational policies.|
|Synonyms||approve, O.K., sanction|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s PP
|Broader (hypernym)||authorise, authorize, clear, pass|
|Narrower (hyponym)||back, confirm, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, sanction, support, visa|