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English adjective: acceptable

1. acceptable worthy of acceptance or satisfactory


SamplesAcceptable levels of radiation.
Performances varied from acceptable to excellent.


Similarbankable, unexceptionable, unimpeachable, unobjectionable


See alsosatisfactory


Antonymsunacceptable

2. acceptable judged to be in conformity with approved usage


SamplesAcceptable English usage.


Similarreceived, standard


Domain categorylinguistics


Antonymsnonstandard

3. acceptable meeting requirements


SamplesThe step makes a satisfactory seat.


Synonymssatisfactory


Similargood


Antonymsbad

4. acceptable adequate for the purpose


SamplesThe water was acceptable for drinking.


Similarfit


Antonymsunfit









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