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Search phrase: approve

Plays

 26 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.ii.74On whose eyes I might approveOne whose eyes I might approue
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.149Nay, blush not, Cleopatra. I approveNay blush not Cleopatra, I approue
CoriolanusCor III.ii.8Does not approve me further, who was wontDo's not approue me further, who was wont
CymbelineCym IV.ii.380Thou dost approve thyself the very same:Thou doo'st approue thy selfe the very same:
CymbelineCym V.v.245Which must approve thee honest. ‘ If PisanioWhich must approue thee honest. If Pasanio
HamletHam I.i.29He may approve our eyes and speak to it.He may approue our eyes, and speake to it.
HamletHam V.ii.134would not much approve me. Well, sir?
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.i.9Nay, task me to my word, approve me, lord.Nay, taske me to my word: approue me Lord.
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.161say of wax, my growth would approve the truth.say of wax, my growth would approue the truth.
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.191and singing of anthems. To approve my youth further,and singing of Anthemes. To approue my youth farther,
Henry VIIIH8 II.iii.74I shall not fail t' approve the fair conceitI shall not faile t'approue the faire conceit
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.48And will approve fair Isabel's descent,And will approue faire Issabells discent,
King LearKL I.i.184And your large speeches may your deeds approveAnd your large speeches,may your deeds approue,
King LearKL II.ii.158Good King, that must approve the common saw,Good King, that must approue the common saw,
MacbethMac I.vi.4The temple-haunting martlet, does approveThe Temple-haunting Barlet does approue,
OthelloOth I.iii.11But the main article I do approveBut the maine Article I do approue
OthelloOth II.i.44That so approve the Moor! O, let the heavensThat so approoue the Moore: Oh let the Heauens
OthelloOth II.iii.58If consequence do but approve my dream,If Consequence do but approue my dreame,
OthelloOth IV.iii.18So would not I: my love doth so approve himSo would not I: my loue doth so approue him,
OthelloOth IV.iii.49Let nobody blame him; his scorn I approveLet no body blame him, his scorne I approue.
PericlesPer II.i.51All that may men approve or men detect! –All that may men approue, or men detect.
Richard IIR2 I.iii.112Both to defend himself and to approveBoth to defend himselfe, and to approue
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.79Will bless it and approve it with a text,Will blesse it, and approue it with a text,
Titus AndronicusTit II.i.35And that my sword upon thee shall approve,And that my sword vpon thee shall approue,
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.172Approve their truths by Troilus; when their rhymes,Approue their truths by Troylus, when their rimes,
Twelfth NightTN IV.ii.54I think nobly of the soul, and no way approveI thinke nobly of the soule, and no way aproue

Poems

 3 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.42.8 Suff'ring my friend for my sake to approve her. Suffring my friend for my sake to approoue her,
SonnetsSonn.70.5 So thou be good, slander doth but approve So thou be good, slander doth but approue,
SonnetsSonn.147.7 Hath left me, and I desperate now approve Hath left me, and I desperate now approoue,

Glossary

 21 result(s).
acceptdecisive, approved, agreed
allowapprove, sanction, encourage
allowedapproved, acknowledged, granted
approveprove, confirm, corroborate, substantiate
approvecommend, praise, show to be worthy
approveput to the proof, test, try
approveendorse, support, accept as true
approveprove guilty, convict
approvedtested, tried, established, proven
approvertester, someone who subjects others to the proof
authorizevouch for, approve, speak with authority
countenanceapprove, support, encourage
discommendfind fault with, disapprove of, criticize
dislikedisapprove of, take exception to
passbe approved [by], be ratified [by]
probalreasonable, sure to be approved by
relishappreciate, like, approve of
sealconfirm, ratify, approve
tieratify, approve, authorize
unblestout of favour, disapproved of
well-warrantedhighly approved, most justified

Thesaurus

 16 result(s).
approveallow
approverelish
approveseal
approvetie
approvecountenance
approveauthorize
approvedaccept
approvedallowed
approved, bepass
approved, highlywell-warranted
approved, sure to beprobal
disapprove ofdiscommend
disapprove ofdislike
disapproved ofunblest
highly approvedwell-warranted
sure to be approvedprobal

Words Families

 6 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
APPROVEBASICapproof n, approve v, approved adj
APPROVEPEOPLEapprover n
APPROVENOTunapproved adj
UNAPPROVEDBASICsee APPROVE
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