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You can use “okay” as an adjective, a verb, or as a noun. 

  • She feels okay. (adjective) 
  • She okayed the plans. (verb) 
  • She gave us the okay to go forward. (noun) 

okay = not bad; no problem; good enough

The word "okay" is often used as an adjective.

  • I feel okay. 
  • He’s okay. 
  • She didn’t get hurt. She’s okay. 
  • Are you okay? 
  • Everything is okay. 
  • He doesn’t feel okay. 
  • Things are not okay. 
  • Are you okay with that? 
  • That is definitely not okay.  
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  • Is he okay? 
  • He does not feel okay. 
  • If you don’t feel okay, you might have to stay home. 

okay -- verb or noun

You can use “okay” as a verb or as a noun, especially in situations that require proper authorization. 

  • They okayed the agreement. (verb) 
  • We received an okay from management. (noun) 
  • The gave us the okay. (noun) 
  • I can’t okay this document without your photo ID. (verb) 
  • Who gave the okay? (noun) 

Many students are surprised to learn that “okay” 

can be used as a verb or as a noun. 

The word "okay" is a very common word in English.

  • I’m okay. 
  • Are you okay? 
  • I think I’m okay. 
  • He thinks he’s okay. 
  • She thinks everything is going to be okay. 
  • I’m not sure if this is okay. 
  • Do you think it’s okay to do this? 
  • Everything is a-okay. (This is kind of an expression: “a” + “okay” = good or very good.) 
  • If you feel okay about this then we can move forward. 
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  • She’s feeling okay. 
  • She gave me the okay. 
  • She said okay. 
  • She okayed the decision. 
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