Associations to the word «Acceptable»


ACCEPTABLE, adjective. Capable, worthy, or sure of being accepted or received with pleasure; pleasing to a receiver; gratifying; agreeable; welcome; as, an acceptable present, one acceptable to us.
ACCEPTABLE, adjective. Barely worthy, less than excellent; passable.

Dictionary definition

ACCEPTABLE, adjective. Worthy of acceptance or satisfactory; "acceptable levels of radiation"; "performances varied from acceptable to excellent".
ACCEPTABLE, adjective. Judged to be in conformity with approved usage; "acceptable English usage".
ACCEPTABLE, adjective. Meeting requirements; "the step makes a satisfactory seat".
ACCEPTABLE, adjective. Adequate for the purpose; "the water was acceptable for drinking".

Wise words

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