I. adverb or adjective or okay Etymology: abbreviation of oll korrect, facetious alteration of all correct Date: 1839 all right II. noun or okay Date: 1841 approval, endorsement III. transitive verb or okay (OK'd or okayed; OK'ing or okaying) Date: 1888 approve, authorize IV. abbreviation Oklahoma

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  • ok- —     ok     English meaning: to think over, *understand, see     Deutsche Übersetzung: “ũberlegen”     Note: Root ok : “to think over, *understand, see” derived from a reduced Root okʷ : “to see; eye”.     Material: Gk. ὄκνος “ dubiousness,… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

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