Ok meaning

ō-kā
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Ok means all right or correctly.

An example of OK used as an adverb is in the phrase "speaks OK," which means speaks correctly.

adverb
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OK is defined as all right.

An example of OK used as an interjection is in the sentence, "OK! I will be right there!" which means "All right! I will be right there!"

interjection
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The definition of OK is all right or correctly.

An example of OK used as an adjective is in the phrase "OK job," which means a job that was done correctly.

adjective
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OK is an approval.

An example of OK used as a noun is in the sentence, "He gave the OK for the project to begin," which means that he said it was fine for the project to begin.

noun
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OK is defined as to approve.

An example of OK is to approve a conference proposal.

verb
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Fine; well enough; adequately.

A television that works OK despite its age.

adverb
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To approve of or agree to; authorize.
verb
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Yes; good, agreed, etc.

“Let's leave right away!” “OK!

interjection
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Approval; agreement.

Get your supervisor's OK before taking a day off.

noun
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Correct; acceptable.

It's OK to wear casual dress to the party.

adjective
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In satisfactory or good condition.

Are you feeling OK today?

adjective
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Yes; very well.

OK, I'll go first.

adverb
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Used to express comprehension or acknowledgment of another's statement, explanation, etc.

“I'll put your umbrella back in the closet.” “OK.”

interjection
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Approval; endorsement.
noun
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Adequate; satisfactory; good enough.

The entree was OK, but dessert was excellent.

adjective
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To approve or endorse, as by writing “OK” on.
verb
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(geo, proper, place) Oklahoma.
abbreviation
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A common on-screen button that must be clicked to confirm that some process can proceed. OK (or Okay) is also displayed on messages when no further action is required in order to keep the information on screen until the user has read it.
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(informal) Alternative capitalization of OK.
adjective
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We can start as soon as we get the OK.

noun
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I don't want to OK this amount of money.

verb
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(computing) To confirm by activating a button marked OK.
verb
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All right, permitted.

Do you think it's OK to stay here for the night?

adjective
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The soup was OK, but the dessert was excellent.

adjective
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In good health or a good emotional state.

He's not feeling well now, but he should be OK after some rest.

adjective
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The team did OK in the playoffs.

adverb
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Used to indicate acknowledgement or acceptance.

I promise to give it back. Reply: OK.

Let's meet again this afternoon. Reply: OK.

Shut up! Reply: OK, OK.

interjection
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An utterance expressing exasperation, similar to "all right!"

OK! I get it! Stop nagging me!

interjection
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Used to introduce a sentence in order to draw attention to the importance of what is being said.

OK, I'm thinking of a number...

interjection
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Acronym of Oklahoma, a state of the United States of America.
pronoun
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Used to express approval or agreement.
interjection
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Oklahoma.
abbreviation
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Comfortable; satisfied.

I'm OK with waiting until tomorrow.

adjective
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Acceptably; satisfactorily.

Am I dressed OK for this restaurant?

adverb
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Is that acceptable, agreeable, etc. to you?

We'll have dinner after the movie, OK?

adverb
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Origin of ok

  • Abbreviation of oll korrect slang respelling of all correct

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Of unclear origin. Wikipedia lists several possibilities. it may be an abbreviation of a comical spelling of "all correct" as "oll korrect", such as first appeared in print in The Boston Morning Post on March 23, 1839, as part of a fad for similar fanciful abbreviations in the United States during the late 1830s.

    From Wiktionary