adjective, adverb, interjection, noun, verb (used with object), o·kayed, o·kay·ing.
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Rosengarten assured us it was okay to drink a wine we liked with food we liked, despite old-fashioned strictures about what was right.The new wine rules: Drink what you like with what you want to eat|Dave McIntyre|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Eli, who didn’t want his whole name used, had to check first with his mom whether it was okay to talk to me.
In the sun, when the wind eased, highs in the mid-to-upper 30s felt okay.PM Update: Patchy, light freezing rain is a risk late tonight into early Tuesday|Ian Livingston|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
Leaving the base area, I do not think I will make it the full 1,500 vertical feet to the mountain’s summit, and that’s okay.
Let your kids know it’s okay to say whom they’re traveling with, and that agents may ask where the other parent is.If you’re a solo parent traveling internationally with your kids, be ready for this question|Gina Rich|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
And so he looked at her, smiled, and offered a polite “Is everything okay?”Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He said it was okay, that he had been busy too… busy fighting serious intestinal problems.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
King Lear becomes Lear texting “okay who wants a kingdom,” to which Goneril replies “me me I do.”
My husband rubs my back and makes soothing noises and tells me everything is going to be okay.
Det. 1: Okay, now tell us how it went, David—tell us how you did it.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You check up on a Rembrandt and you give your okay to a buyer and the dealer gives you a sweet kick-back.
Meanwhile, they won't let you go Earthside, but you'll be okay.
As long as he kept his attention on the tasks in hand, he was okay—he felt fine.
He liked inaction, no matter how sybaritic as much as I. Then, "Okay," and he reached for the telephone.Cue for Quiet|Thomas L. Sherred
The emergency trucks went out and covered the plane with foam to prevent a fire and he got out okay.The Biography of a Rabbit|Roy Benson