Capable worthy or clear on becoming accepted or received with satisfaction pleasing to a receiver gratifying pleasant welcome as a reasonable present one appropriate to united states
- evaluated to stay in conformity with approved use
- sufficient with the aim
- conference demands
- worthy of acceptance or satisfactory
- Capable, worthy, or sure of being acknowledged or gotten with enjoyment; pleasing to a receiver; gratifying; agreeable; welcome; because, an acceptable present, one appropriate to united states.
acceptableadj 1: worthy of acceptance or satisfactory; "acceptable quantities of radiation"; "performances varied from appropriate to good" ant: unacceptable 2: evaluated to stay in conformity with authorized consumption; "acceptable English use" syn: acknowledged 3: meeting requirements; "the action makes a satisfactory seat" syn: satisfactory 4: adequate with the aim; "water ended up being appropriate for consuming"
belated 14c., from Old French appropriate, from Latin acceptabilis "worthy of acceptance," from acceptare "take or receive willingly" (see accept). Related: Adequately.
(a.) Capable, worthy, or sure of becoming acknowledged or obtained with satisfaction; pleasing to a receiver; gratifying; agreeable; welcome; as, a suitable present, one acceptable to united states.
Diplomatists, pursuing their labors at Vienna, had Crimean succeeded in drawing up a fresh notewhichtheythought might prove acceptable both at St Petersburg and at Constantinople.