okay


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o·kay

 (ō-kā′)
n.adj.adv. & v.
Variant of OK1.

okay

(ˌəʊˈkeɪ)
sentence substitute, adj, vb, n
a variant of O.K.

OK

Oklahoma.

OK

o•kay

(ˈoʊˈkeɪ, ˌoʊˈkeɪ, ˈoʊˌkeɪ)

adj., adv., n., pl. OKs or OK's or O.K.'s or o•kays, adj.
1. all right; satisfactory: Is everything OK?
2. correct, permissible, or acceptable.
3. feeling well.
4. safe; sound.
5. adequate but unremarkable.
6. estimable, likable, or dependable.
adv.
7. all right; well enough; successfully; fine: He sings OK.
8. (used to request or express agreement, acknowledgment, approval, etc.)
n.
9. an approval, agreement, or endorsement.
v.t.
10. to endorse or indicate approval of; authorize.
[initials of a facetious folk phonetic spelling, e.g., oll or orl korrect representing all correct, first attested in Boston in 1839, then used in 1840 by Democrat partisans of Martin Van Buren, who allegedly named their organization, the O.K. Club, in allusion to the initials of Old Kinderhook, Van Buren's nickname, derived from his birthplace, Kinderhook, New York]

okay


Past participle: okayed
Gerund: okaying

Imperative
okay
okay
Present
I okay
you okay
he/she/it okays
we okay
you okay
they okay
Preterite
I okayed
you okayed
he/she/it okayed
we okayed
you okayed
they okayed
Present Continuous
I am okaying
you are okaying
he/she/it is okaying
we are okaying
you are okaying
they are okaying
Present Perfect
I have okayed
you have okayed
he/she/it has okayed
we have okayed
you have okayed
they have okayed
Past Continuous
I was okaying
you were okaying
he/she/it was okaying
we were okaying
you were okaying
they were okaying
Past Perfect
I had okayed
you had okayed
he/she/it had okayed
we had okayed
you had okayed
they had okayed
Future
I will okay
you will okay
he/she/it will okay
we will okay
you will okay
they will okay
Future Perfect
I will have okayed
you will have okayed
he/she/it will have okayed
we will have okayed
you will have okayed
they will have okayed
Future Continuous
I will be okaying
you will be okaying
he/she/it will be okaying
we will be okaying
you will be okaying
they will be okaying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been okaying
you have been okaying
he/she/it has been okaying
we have been okaying
you have been okaying
they have been okaying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been okaying
you will have been okaying
he/she/it will have been okaying
we will have been okaying
you will have been okaying
they will have been okaying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been okaying
you had been okaying
he/she/it had been okaying
we had been okaying
you had been okaying
they had been okaying
Conditional
I would okay
you would okay
he/she/it would okay
we would okay
you would okay
they would okay
Past Conditional
I would have okayed
you would have okayed
he/she/it would have okayed
we would have okayed
you would have okayed
they would have okayed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.okay - an endorsementokay - an endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"
imprimatur, sanction, countenance, endorsement, indorsement, warrant - formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"
Verb1.okay - give sanction tookay - give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
authorize, authorise, clear, pass - grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
sanction - give religious sanction to, such as through on oath; "sanctify the marriage"
visa - approve officially; "The list of speakers must be visaed"
back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support - be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
confirm - support a person for a position; "The Senate confirmed the President's candidate for Secretary of Defense"
Adj.1.okay - being satisfactory or in satisfactory conditionokay - being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition; "an all-right movie"; "the passengers were shaken up but are all right"; "is everything all right?"; "everything's fine"; "things are okay"; "dinner and the movies had been fine"; "another minute I'd have been fine"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
satisfactory - giving satisfaction; "satisfactory living conditions"; "his grades were satisfactory"
Adv.1.okay - in a satisfactory or adequate mannerokay - in a satisfactory or adequate manner; "she'll do okay on her own"; "held up all right under pressure"; (`alright' is a nonstandard variant of `all right')
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

OK

or O.K.
or okay
noun
1. Informal. The approving of an action, especially when done by one in authority:
2. Informal. The act or process of accepting:
verb
Informal. To give one's consent to:
adverb
Informal. It is so; as you say or ask:
Informal: uh-huh, yeah, yep.
Slang: right on.
adjective
Informal. Of moderately good quality but less than excellent:
Informal: tidy.
Translations
حَسَنٌحَسَن! مُوافِق!مُوافَقَه
dobrý
okay
okei
okej
ókei, allt í lagisamòykki
オーケー
괜찮은
kārtībālabilabspiekrišana
o.k
odobritiv redu
okej
ตกลง
được

okay

OK, O.K., ok [əʊˈkeɪ]
adj
[person] (= without problems)
Check that the baby's okay → Vérifie que le bébé va bien.
I'll be okay → ça va aller
are you okay? → ça va?
are you O.K. for money? → ça ira question argent?
[person] (= unhurt) are you okay? → tu n'as rien?
he's okay → il n'a rien
[person] (= quite nice) → sympa
"What's your teacher like?" - "He's okay." → "Il est comment ton prof?" - "Il est sympa."
to be okay [thing] (= undamaged) → ne rien avoir
The car is OK → La voiture n'a rien.
(= not bad) → pas mal
"How was your holiday?" - "It was okay." → "C'était comment tes vacances?" - "Pas mal."
(= acceptable) → OK
I guess for a fashionable restaurant like this the prices are OK → Je trouve que pour un restaurant à la mode comme ça, les prix sont OK.
it's OK to ...
It's okay to eat with your fingers → On peut manger avec ses doigts.
[food, milk]
That cheese is a bit old. Is it okay, d'you think? → Ce fromage est un peu vieux. Il est encore bon tu crois?
(asking for/giving agreement to a suggestion)
Is that okay? → C'est d'accord?
Is it okay if I come by myself? → C'est OK si je viens tout seul?
to be okay by sb
Is that okay by you? → Ça te va (or Ça vous va)?
I'll do it tomorrow, if that's okay with you → Je le ferai demain, si tu es d'accord.
It's O.K. by me → Ça me va., C'est OK pour moi.
Choose whichever one you like, it's okay by me → Choisis celui qui te plaît, c'est OK pour moi.
adv (= quite well) [manage, play, get on] → pas mal
to do okay → bien se débrouiller
She's doing okay → Elle se débrouille pas mal.
excl
(agreeing)d'accord!, OK!
"Could you call back later?" - "Okay!" → "Tu peux rappeler plus tard?" - "D'accord!", "Tu peux rappeler plus tard?" - "OK!"
(checking that sb understands)d'accord
I'll meet you at six o'clock, okay? → Je te retrouve à six heures, d'accord?
(= right then) → OK
Okay, let's go → OK, allons-y.
(conceding)d'accord
Okay, there is a slight difference → D'accord, il y a une légère différence
vtautoriser
The bank refused to okay his overdraft → La banque a refusé d'autoriser son découvert.
n (= permission) to give sth one's O.K. → donner son accord à qch
to give the okay to do sth → donner son accord pour que qch soit fait
to give sb the okay to do sth → autoriser qn à faire qch
to get the okay → obtenir l'autorisation

O.K.,

okay

(ouˈkei) interjection, adjective, adverb
all right. Will you do it? O.K., I will; Is my dress O.K.?; That's O.K. with/by me (= I agree).
noun
approval. He gave the plan his O.K.

okay

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References in classic literature ?
Meg didn't, Jo won't, Beth can't yet, so I shall, and make everything okay all round.
Maybe he is okay for Thursday, maybe he is okay for Monday.
Okay Airlines, which was established in 2005 as China's first private-sector airline and provides passenger and air cargo services within China from its operating bases at Tianjin Binhai International Airport and Changsha Huanghua International Airport.
The introduction of LMCFT s simulator creates an excellent foundation for Okay Airways to meet our own training needs, further enhance the quality of our training and at the same time allows us to further diversify our business, said Captain Wei Hong, vice president of Okay Airways.
Engineering, R&D and Project Management resources is where it all begins at OKAY.
The 737-800 has been the backbone of our fleet and has fueled our growth with its proven reliability and efficiency," said Liu Weining, President of Okay Airways.
So you want me to end this call and wait for the nurse to ring you or do you want to stay a bit longer to me, that would be perfectly okay either way?
So there are different forms of sex - so long (as it is) safe, okay, and (if both people) fully agree, okay," said the exiled spiritual leader.
Swift insisted that she loves her life, career, friends, but despite that things are not okay all the time.
But then I think, "If I'm really an okay guy, and I'm pretty sure that I am, do I really need grace at all?
Okay is developing a 63,000-square-foot medical engineering and manufacturing facility to consolidate and grow its medical components business in Berlin, Conn.
911 OPERATOR: Okay, we'll send police and fire over there with that person not breathing.