What does the word approval mean?

Usage examples for approval

  1. He " came not without their resolution," or approval, to Scotland, but that was not the question at issue. – John Knox and the Reformation by Andrew Lang
  2. Glanville bowed his head in approval. – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  3. In short, Silliston gave its approval to this particular experiment of Augusta Maturin. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009