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okay

  

      sentence substitute  
      adj  
      vb  
      n      a variant of       O.K  
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O.K.  
Informal  
      sentence substitute  
1    an expression of approval, agreement, etc.  
      adj   usually postpositive  
      adv  
2    in good or satisfactory condition  
      vb   , O.K.s, O.K.ing   , O.K.ed  
3    tr   to approve or endorse  
      n   pl   , O.K.s  
4    approval or agreement,   (Also)    OK, o.k, okay         
     (C19: perhaps from o(ll) k(orrect), jocular alteration of all correct)  


okay         
      sentence substitute  
      adj  
      vb  
      n      a variant of       O.K  

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O.K.

  
, okay         
1   
      adj   acceptable, accurate, adequate, all right, approved, convenient, correct, fair, fine, good, in order, middling, not bad     (informal)   passable, permitted, satisfactory, so-so     (informal)   tolerable, up to scratch     (informal)  
2   
      n   agreement, approbation, approval, assent, authorization, consent, endorsement, go-ahead     (informal)   green light, permission, sanction, say-so     (informal)   seal of approval  
3   
      vb   agree to, approve, authorize, consent to, endorse, entitle, give one's consent to, give the go-ahead, give the green light, give the thumbs up     (informal)   pass, rubber-stamp     (informal)   sanction, say yes to  
4   
      interj   agreed, all right, right, roger, very good, very well, yes  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj   displeasing, inaccurate, inadequate, incorrect, not up to scratch     (informal)   poor, unacceptable, unsatisfactory, unsuitable  

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oka, Okayama, OK, Okla

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