Definitions for: Approving


[n] the formal act of giving approval; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"
[adj] expressing or manifesting praise or approval; "approbative criticism"



Webster (1913) Definition: Ap*prov"ing, a.
Expressing approbation; commending; as, an approving smile.
-- Ap*prov"ing*ly, adv.

Synonyms: approbative, approbatory, approval, blessing, favorable, favourable, plausive

Antonyms: disapproval

See Also: acceptance, acceptation, admiration, adoption, appreciation, backing, championship, espousal, patronage, reinforcement, reward, support

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