Definition of Approval:

  1. Written consent by a regulatory body to proceed with a requested activity, without in any way diminishing the applicants obligation to meet the standard or specified requirements. Approval may take the form of certification, licensing, or registration, and is sometimes used as an alternative term for authorization.

  2. The action of approving something.

Synonyms of Approval

John Hancock, OK, Acceptance, Accord, Account, Acquiescence, Admiration, Adoration, Affirmance, Affirmation, Affirmative, Affirmative voice, Agreement, Apotheosis, Applause, Appreciation, Approbation, Assent, Authentication, Authorization, Awe, Aye, Blessing, Breathless adoration, Certification, Commendation, Compliance, Compliment, Concurrence, Confirmation, Connivance, Consent, Consideration, Countersignature, Courtesy, Credit, Deference, Deification, Duty, Eagerness, Eclat, Endorsement, Esteem, Estimation, Exaggerated respect, Favor, Go-ahead, Great respect, Green light, Hero worship, High regard, Homage, Honor, Idolatry, Idolization, Imprimatur, Leave, Mandate, Nod, Notarization, Okay, Permission, Prestige, Promptitude, Promptness, Ratification, Readiness, Regard, Respect, Reverence, Reverential regard, Rubber stamp, Sanction, Seal, Sigil, Signature, Signet, Stamp, Stamp of approval, Submission, Subscription, Suffrage, The nod, Ungrudgingness, Unloathness, Unreluctance, Validation, Veneration, Visa, Vise, Warrant, Willingness, Worship, Worth, Acceptance, Agreement, Consent, Assent, Acquiescence, Compliance, Concurrence

How to use Approval in a sentence?

  1. In order to complete the assignment successfully, he found that he would have to obtain approval from his district manager.
  2. You should always get approval from your manager before you try out any new idea that may have some variance.
  3. The road plans have been given approval.
  4. The administrator needed the managers approval of the budget for the annual company appreciation picnic at the beach planned for the summer.

Meaning of Approval & Approval Definition