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Meaning of ACCEPTABLE

Pronunciation:  ak'septubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  worthy of acceptance or satisfactory; "acceptable levels of radiation"; "performances varied from acceptable to excellent"
  2. [adj]  adequate for the purpose; "the water was acceptable for drinking"
  3. [adj]  meeting requirements; "the step makes a satisfactory seat"
  4. [adj]  (linguistics) judged to be in conformity with approved usage; "acceptable English usage"
 

ACCEPTABLE is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: accepted, bankable, fir for(a), fit, fit to(a), good, received, standard, tolerable, unexceptionable, unimpeachable, unobjectionable
 
 Antonyms: unacceptable
 
 See Also: satisfactory

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac*cept"a*ble\, a. [F. acceptable, L. acceptabilis,
fr. acceptare.]
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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adequate, admissible, adorable, agreeable, all right, alright, appetizing, attractive, average, bearable, better than nothing, commonplace, decent, delightful, desirable, eligible, endurable, enfranchised, enviable, exciting, fair, fairish, fit, fitted, good, good enough, goodish, grateful, gratifying, likable, lovable, moderate, mouth-watering, not amiss, not bad, not half bad, not so bad, OK, okay, ordinary, passable, pleasant, pleasing, presentable, pretty good, provocative, qualified, respectable, satisfactory, satisfying, sufficient, suitable, supportable, taking, tantalizing, tempting, tenable, tidy, to be desired, tolerable, toothsome, unexceptionable, unexceptional, unimpeachable, unobjectionable, viable, welcome, winning, with voice, with vote, workmanlike, worth having, worthy
 

 

 

 

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