Synonyms of approving
appreciativeAn appreciative reaction or comment shows the enjoyment that you are getting from something.
• There is a murmur of appreciative laughter.
enthusiasticunderstandingpleasedawaresensitiveconsciousadmiringsympatheticsupportiveresponsiveknowledgeablerespectfulmindfulperceptivein the know (informal)cognizantregardful
• He made favourable comments about her work.
Thesaurus for approving from the Collins English Thesaurus