Synonyms of approval in English:

approval


See definition of approval

noun

1‘proposals for the licensing system will now go forward to the ministry for approval’

SYNONYMS
acceptance, agreement, consent, assent, acquiescence, compliance, concurrence
blessing, imprimatur, seal of approval, stamp of approval, rubber stamp
sanction, endorsement, ratification, authorization, mandate, licence, validation
confirmation, support, backing
permission, leave
informal the go-ahead, the green light, the OK, the thumbs up, the nod, say-so
ANTONYMS

refusal

2‘Lily looked at him with approval’

SYNONYMS
approbation, appreciation, favour, liking, encouragement, support, acceptance
admiration, regard, esteem, respect, commendation, applause, acclaim, acclamation, praise
ANTONYMS

disapproval


Phrases

    on approval

    ‘we would be happy to send you a selection on approval’


    SYNONYMS

    on trial, under probation

    on sale or return

    British informal

    on appro