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

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King