Synonyms for approving

Synonyms for (noun) approving

Synonyms: approval, approving, blessing

Definition: the formal act of approving

Usage: he gave the project his blessing; his decision merited the approval of any sensible person

Similar words: support

Definition: aiding the cause or policy or interests of

Usage: the president no longer has the support of his own party; they developed a scheme of mutual support

Synonyms for (adjective) approving

Synonyms: affirmative, approbative, approbatory, approving, plausive

Definition: expressing or manifesting praise or approval

Usage: approbative criticism; an affirmative nod

Similar words: favorable, favourable

Definition: encouraging or approving or pleasing

Usage: a favorable reply; he received a favorable rating; listened with a favorable ear; made a favorable impression