worthy of acceptance or satisfactory
"acceptable levels of radiation"; "performances varied from acceptable to excellent"
judged to be in conformity with approved usage
"acceptable English usage"
"the step makes a satisfactory seat"
adequate for the purpose
"the water was acceptable for drinking"
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.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Agreeable refers to whatever gives a mild degree of pleasure; as, an agreeable perfume. Acceptable indicates a thing to be worthy of acceptance; as, an acceptable offering. Grateful is stronger than agreeable or gratifying, indicating whatever awakens a feeling akin to gratitude. A pleasant face and pleasing manners arouse pleasurable sensations, and make the possessor an agreeable companion; if possessed of intelligence, vivacity, and goodness, such a person's society will be delightful. Criminals may find each other's company congenial, but scarcely delightful. Satisfying denotes anything that is received with calm acquiescence, as substantial food, or established truth. That is welcome which is received with joyful heartiness; as, welcome tidings. Compare BEAUTIFUL; CHARMING; DELICIOUS.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Translations for acceptable
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- приемлив, допустимBulgarian
- acceptableCatalan, Valencian
- derbyniol, cymeradwyWelsh
- acceptabel, aanvaardbaarDutch
- godtagbar, acceptabelSwedish
- అంగీకార యోగ్యమైనTelugu
- uygun, makbul, kabul edilebilirTurkish
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