Synonyms of approve in English:
1 his boss doesn't approve of his party-boy lifestyle
agree with, hold with, endorse, support, back, uphold, subscribe to, recommend, advocate, second, express one's approval of, be in favour of, favour, think well of, like, look on with favour, give one's blessing to, tolerate, appreciate, countenance, take kindly to;
be pleased with, admire, hold in regard/esteem, commend, embrace, applaud, acclaim, praise
informalgo along with
[Antonyms] condemn, disapprove
2 the government has approved proposals for a new waste law
accept, agree to, consent to, assent to, acquiesce in, concur in, accede to, give one's blessing to, bless, give one's seal/stamp of approval to, rubber-stamp, say yes to;
confirm, support, back;
give one's permission/leave
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