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acceptable

ac·cept·a·ble

acceptable

 
 
pronunciation:
k sep t bl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: worthy of approval; satisfactory.
My salary raise was quite acceptable.
synonyms:
respectable, satisfactory, worthy
antonyms:
unacceptable, unsatisfactory
similar words:
adequate, all right, cool, creditable, decent, fair, ok, tidy
definition 2: meeting particular standards or requirements.
Food temperatures were found to be within acceptable limits.
synonyms:
admissible, right
antonyms:
unacceptable
similar words:
correct, satisfactory
definition 3: reaching only a minimum level of adequacy; barely satisfactory; tolerable.
Your essay was acceptable, but you can do much better.
synonyms:
adequate, all right, competent, fair, middling, passable, satisfactory
antonyms:
inadequate, unacceptable
similar words:
admissible, indifferent, mediocre, minimal, ok, so-so
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derivations: acceptably (adv.), acceptability (n.)
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