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OK [or] O.K. [or] okay1

 
pronunciation:
o keI [or] o keI
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb, interjection, noun, transitive verb
part of speech: adjective
definition: (informal) acceptable; all right; satisfactory.
Dinner was OK, but I've had better food in that restaurant in the past.She felt ill earlier, but she's OK now.
synonyms:
acceptable
similar words:
all right, fine, satisfactory
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: (informal) acceptably; all right; satisfactorily.
He did OK on the history test.She came through the operation OK.
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: (informal) all right; yes (used to indicate agreement, acceptance, understanding, readiness, or the like).
OK, I'll help you with it.OK, let's go.
similar words:
all right, good
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: OK's, O.K.'s, okays
definition: (informal) an indication of approval or acceptance.
He gave his OK for the party.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: OK's, O.K.'s, okays, OK'ing, O.K.'ing, okaying, OK'd, O.K.'d, okayed
definition: (informal) to agree to; approve.
The shareholders OK'd the merger.
similar words:
approve, clear