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OK

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_759_zOKOK1, okay /ˌəʊ ˈkeɪ $ ˌoʊ-/ ●●● S1 interjection  1 YESused to show that you agree with something or give permission for someone to do something ‘Can I take the car today?’ ‘Okay.’ OK, if that’s what you prefer.2 used to ask someone if they agree with you or will give permission for you to do something I’ll see you at seven, OK?3 START TO HAPPEN, EXIST ETCCONTINUE/START AGAINused when you start talking about something new, or when you pause before continuing OK, let’s move on to the next point. Okay, any questions so far?4 STOP something THAT IS HAPPENINGused to tell someone to stop arguing with you or criticizing you OK, OK, so I made a mistake. Look, I’m doing my best, okay?
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OKJust don't tell anyone, OK?Look, I just can't walk any faster, OK?OK, let's begin chapter six.OK, now add the milk and eggs and then mix.
OKOK2, okay ●●● S1 adjective, adverb spoken  1 [not before noun]GOOD ENOUGH if you are OK, you are not ill, injured, or unhappy syn all right Are you OK? Do you feel OK now? Mum’s doing OK now.2 ACCEPT[not before noun] something that is OK is acceptable and will not cause any problems syn all right Will half past eight be OK? Does my hair look OK?that’s/it’s OK ‘Sorry I’m late.’ ‘That’s OK.’ Is it OK if I leave my bags here? Yeah, the TV's working OK.it is okay (for somebody) to do something It’s okay for you to go home now.it is okay with/by somebody I’ll pay you the rest tomorrow, if that’s OK with you.RegisterPeople usually avoid OK or okay in writing, and use more formal words such as acceptable or satisfactory: We have to make sure that the quality is acceptable.3 [not before noun]GOOD/EXCELLENT satisfactory but not extremely good ‘How was the film?’ ‘It was okay, but not brilliant.’ I think I did okay in the exam.4 someone who is OK is nice, pleasant etc I’ve met Jim once, and he seems OK. He’s an OK guy.
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OK"I couldn't find the shampoo you wanted." "That's okay."Are you OK?Is your stomach OK?The movie was OK, but the book was better.Are these clothes OK for the opera?an OK kind of guyI figure that 110 pounds is an OK weight for me to be.Dwight's OK. You can trust him.doing OKNewsome had a bad start but ended up doing ok, I thought.it is okay with/by somebodyIt's OK with me if we just stay home tonight.
OKOK3, okay verb (past tense and past participle OK’d, present participle OK'ing, third person singular OK’s or okayed, okaying, okays) [transitive] informal  AGREELET/ALLOWto say officially that you will agree to something or allow it to happen The plans have been okayed, so let’s get started as soon as possible.→ See Verb table
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OKRandom drug testing has been OK'd for subway and bus drivers.
OKOK4, okay noun   give (somebody) the OK/get the OK
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OKLocate the file you want to open every time you click this image and click OK.Make your choice from the list and click OK.Locate and select the file you wish to use and click OK.Fife Symington, who gave his OK.So the OK is given for Travis' team to sneak on to the airliner and defuse the situation.
OK!OK! /əʊ ˈkeɪ/ trademark  a British magazine which publishes pictures and articles about famous people
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Verb table
OK
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyOK
he, she, itOK's
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyOK'd
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave OK'd
he, she, ithas OK'd
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad OK'd
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill OK
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have OK'd
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam OK'ing
he, she, itis OK'ing
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you, we, theyare OK'ing
Past
I, he, she, itwas OK'ing
you, we, theywere OK'ing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been OK'ing
he, she, ithas been OK'ing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been OK'ing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be OK'ing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been OK'ing
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