Definition of Acceptable in English :

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Acceptable meaning in English

Meaning of Acceptable in English

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Acceptable

see synonyms of acceptable

Adjective

1. acceptable

worthy of acceptance or satisfactory

Example Sentences:
'acceptable levels of radiation'
'performances varied from acceptable to excellent'

2. acceptable

judged to be in conformity with approved usage

Example Sentences:
'acceptable English usage'

3. acceptable, satisfactory

meeting requirements

Example Sentences:
'the step makes a satisfactory seat'

4. acceptable

adequate for the purpose

Example Sentences:
'the water was acceptable for drinking'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Acceptable

see synonyms of acceptable
adjective
1. 
satisfactory; adequate
2. 
pleasing; welcome
3. 
tolerable

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Acceptable

see synonyms of acceptable
adjective
1. 
worth accepting; satisfactory or, sometimes, merely adequate
2. 
tolerable; bearable

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Acceptable

see synonyms of acceptable
adj.
1. Adequate to satisfy a need, requirement, or standard; satisfactory: an acceptable excuse; acceptable behavior. See Synonyms at sufficient.
2. Satisfactory but not superior; passable: The restaurant was acceptable but did not live up to its reputation. See Synonyms at average.

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