|Origin:||aprover, from Latin approbare, from ad- 'to' + probare 'to prove'|
ap‧prove S2 W2
to officially accept a plan, proposal etc:
The conference approved a proposal for a referendum.
to think that someone or something is good, right, or suitable [≠ disapprove]
Catherine's parents now approve of her marriage.
I don't approve of cosmetic surgery.