Synonyms and Antonyms of approval
an acceptance of something as satisfactory <does this dress I bought for the wedding meet with your approval?> Synonyms approbation, blessing, favor, imprimatur, OK (or okay) Related Words backing, cachet, endorsement (also indorsement), finalization, formalization, homologation, nod, ratification, rubber stamp, sanction, support, thumbs-up, vote; benediction, goodwill; acceptation, accession, agreement, assent, concurrence, consent; countenance, liking, satisfaction Phrases clean bill of health, pat on the back Near Antonyms refusal, rejection, repudiation; dislike, dissatisfaction; censure, condemnation, criticism, denunciation, deprecation, depreciation, disparagement, opprobrium, reprehension, reproach, reprobation Antonyms disapprobation, disapproval, disfavor
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