approving

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ʌˈpɹuv.ɪŋ/

Verb[change]

Plain form
approve

Third-person singular
approves

Past tense
approved

Past participle
approved

Present participle
approving

  1. The present participle of approve.

Adjective[change]

Positive
approving

Comparative
more approving

Superlative
most approving

  1. If you are approving of something, you think it's good or ok.
    The teacher gave me an approving smile as she handed my essay back to me.
    Children were more approving of other children who dressed like them.