Detailed Translations for approve from English to Dutch


to approve verb (approves, approved, approving)

  1. to approve (acknowledge; accept)
    billijken; goedkeuren
    • billijken verb (billijk, billijkt, billijkte, billijkten, gebillijkt)
    • goedkeuren verb (keur goed, keurt goed, keurde goed, keurden goed, goedgekeurd)
  2. to approve (back up; support; agree; shore)
    instemmen; rugsteunen; bijvallen; steunen
    • instemmen verb (stem in, stemt in, stemde in, stemden in, ingestemd)
    • rugsteunen verb
    • bijvallen verb (val bij, valt bij, viel bij, vielen bij, bijgevallen)
    • steunen verb (steun, steunt, steunde, steunden, gesteund)
  3. to approve (agree; back up)
    steunen; bijvallen; gelijk geven
    • steunen verb (steun, steunt, steunde, steunden, gesteund)
    • bijvallen verb (val bij, valt bij, viel bij, vielen bij, bijgevallen)
    • gelijk geven verb (geef gelijk, geeft gelijk, gaf gelijk, gaven gelijk, gelijk gegeven)

Conjugations for approve:

  1. approve
  2. approve
  3. approves
  4. approve
  5. approve
  6. approve
simple past
  1. approved
  2. approved
  3. approved
  4. approved
  5. approved
  6. approved
present perfect
  1. have approved
  2. have approved
  3. has approved
  4. have approved
  5. have approved
  6. have approved
past continuous
  1. was approving
  2. were approving
  3. was approving
  4. were approving
  5. were approving
  6. were approving
  1. shall approve
  2. will approve
  3. will approve
  4. shall approve
  5. will approve
  6. will approve
continuous present
  1. am approving
  2. are approving
  3. is approving
  4. are approving
  5. are approving
  6. are approving
  1. be approved
  2. be approved
  3. be approved
  4. be approved
  5. be approved
  6. be approved
  1. approve!
  2. let's approve!
  3. approved
  4. approving
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for approve:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
instemmen approving; assenting
steunen moanings; shores; struts
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
bijvallen agree; approve; back up; shore; support
billijken accept; acknowledge; approve
gelijk geven agree; approve; back up
goedkeuren accept; acknowledge; approve admit; allow; authorise; authorize; bear out; concede; confirm; give one's fiat to; grant; permit; ratify; sanction; seal; submit to; support; tolerate; uphold; validate
instemmen agree; approve; back up; shore; support agree to; agree with; allow; concede; give in; grant; permit; yield
rugsteunen agree; approve; back up; shore; support carry; carry along; shore; support
steunen agree; approve; back up; shore; support carry; carry along; groan; moan; prop; prop up; shore; support
- O.K.; okay; sanction
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
goedkeuren authorize
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- accept; approve of; assent to

Related Words for "approve":

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Antonyms for "approve":

Related Definitions for "approve":

  1. judge to be right or commendable; think well of1
  2. give sanction to1
    • I approve of his educational policies1

Wiktionary Translations for approve:

  1. To regard as good; to commend; to be pleased with; to think well of
  2. To sanction officially; to ratify; to confirm; as, to approve the decision of a court-martial
  3. To make or show to be worthy of approbation or acceptance
  4. To make proof of; to demonstrate; to prove or show practically
  1. toestemming verlenen

Cross Translation:
approve toestemming geven; goedkeuren billigen — (transitiv) etwas genehmigen
approve billijken; goedkeuren; toestemming geven billigen — (transitiv) etwas befürworten, begrüßen, gutheißen
approve aanbevelen; aanprijzen; aanraden; recommanderen; adviseren empfehlen — (transitiv) jemanden als vorteilhaft, geeignet, zuverlässig infrage kommend benennen; jemandem anraten, sich für jemanden beziehungsweise etwas zu entscheiden
approve beamen; billijken; goedkeuren; toestemmen approuvertenir pour acceptable.
approve bekennen avouerconfesser et reconnaître qu’une chose être ou n’est pas, en demeurer d’accord.