What does acceptable mean?

acceptable meaning in General Dictionary

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

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  • 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.

acceptable meaning in Urban Dictionary

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"


acceptable meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., from Old French appropriate, from Latin acceptabilis "worthy of acceptance," from acceptare "take or receive willingly" (see accept). Related: Adequately.


acceptable - French to English

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acceptable meaning in General Dictionary

(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.


Sentence Examples with the word acceptable

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.

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