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Definitions of okay

  1. ( informal) in a satisfactory or adequate manner; " she'll do okay on her own"; " held up all right under pressure"; (` alright' is a nonstandard variant of ` all right')
  2. ( informal) being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition; " an all- right movie"; " the passengers were shaken up but are all right"; " is everything all right?"; " everything's fine"; " things are okay"; " dinner and the movies had been fine"; " another minute I'd have been fine"
  3. give sanction to; " I approve of his educational policies"
  4. an endorsement; " they gave us the O. K. to go ahead"
  5. being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition; " an all- right movie"; " the passengers were shaken up but are all right"; " is everything all right?"; " everything's fine"; " things are okay"; " dinner and the movies had been fine".
  6. in a satisfactory or adequate manner; " she'll do okay on her own"; " held up all right under pressure"; (` alright' is a nonstandard variant of ` all right')
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Quotes of okay

  1. Through my illness I learned rejection. I was written off. That was the moment I thought, Okay game on. No prisoners. Everybody's going down. – Lance Armstrong
  2. It's okay to be a freak. – Lisa Bonet
  3. We were in the same band, but we're two completely different people. People have asked me to make comparisons with our albums, and I can't, because there's no comparison. Her album's okay I don't think she's the best singer on Earth, but she's okay – Melanie Chisholm
  4. My character, Taylor McKessie, is a little bit brighter in the math and science department than I am... okay a lot. – Monique Coleman
  5. It's been crazy trying to tour with a baby. But it's actually working out okay – Caroline Corr
  6. My marriage? Up to now everything's okay But it's a real marriage- imperfect and very difficult. It's all about people evolving somewhat simultaneously through their lives. I think we've emotionally evolved. – Jamie Lee Curtis
  7. Meet them once and you're innocent; meet them twice and you're not. So if you see me having drinks again with Harvey Weinstein then, okay you've got me. – Matt Drudge
  8. De Niro was a hero of mine. And Sean Penn. But I've realized I can't operate at that level of intensity. That's okay for movies. On TV, when you live with horror day in and day out, you have to protect yourself. – Christopher Meloni
  9. The Companion of Honour I regarded as an award from the country for 50 years of work- which I thought was okay – Harold Pinter
  10. I'd hopefully work through all my issues with men first so then I'd be okay being with a woman. – Dana Plato
  11. I'm okay in my skin, you know... I'm okay with who I am. – Dana Plato
  12. My sense is, I think it's okay for directors to do movies that speak to other work in their career. – Ivan Reitman
  13. You can take charge, kick ass, do whatever you have to do and it's okay You can blow people up. These are things that are okay for cartoon characters to do. – Joan Severance
  14. If they weren't laughing with me, okay if they want to laugh at me it's better than nothing. – Peter Steele
  15. The thing that got me started on the science that I've been building now for about 20 years or so was the question of okay if mathematical equations can't make progress in understanding complex phenomena in the natural world, how might we make progress? – Stephen Wolfram

Usage examples for okay

  1. Okay see you directly. – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  2. " Okay I'll be good," the reporter promised. – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt
  3. Okay okay but make it good! – Dave Dawson at Casablanca by Robert Sydney Bowen
  4. " Okay Frank- have that part your way. – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  5. The driver swung around to stare at them, blinked, and finally said, Okay Mac. – The Impossibles by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  6. You just tell me who I have to see what all I have to do on the way, okay – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  7. Of course she didn't have, but she could drive on back streets and be okay – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  8. Okay but how are we going to work it? – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  9. " Okay Blacker," Stinson thundered. – Get Out of Our Skies! by E. K. Jarvis
  10. " Yes, Colonel, this tin can I'm riding is holding together okay Dan continued to Rough Rock. – Shipwreck in the Sky by Eando Binder
  11. The old school spirit was okay for football games, and even for small- time wars, but he had never felt much of it. – Way of a Rebel by Walter M. Miller
  12. " Okay Yoris," he said. – Trees Are Where You Find Them by Arthur Dekker Savage
  13. Okay we'll talk about it. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  14. " Oh, that's okay she said. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  15. Then I wiped the smile off my face and said, Okay Siddy, play Macbeth as Little Lord Fauntleroy or Baby Snooks if you want to. – No Great Magic by Fritz Reuter Leiber
  16. " Okay that's all," he said. – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  17. Lynch blinked, took a deep breath, and said in an entirely different voice, Okay Malone. – The Impossibles by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  18. Okay to tell me where you are? – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  19. John looked at Cade and said, Well, okay then. – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt

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