What does passable mean?

Definitions for passableˈpæs ə bəl, ˈpɑ sə-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word passable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. passable(adj)

    able to be passed or traversed or crossed

    "the road is passable"

  2. adequate, passable, fair to middling, tolerable(adj)

    about average; acceptable

    "more than adequate as a secretary"


  1. Passable(a.)

    Such as may be accepted or allowed to pass without serious objection; adequate; acceptable; tolerable; admissable; moderate; mediocre.

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. passable.]


  1. passable(Adjective)

    That may be passed or traversed.

  2. passable(Adjective)

    Tolerable; satisfactory; adequate.

  3. Origin: From passable

Webster Dictionary

  1. Passable(adj)

    capable of being passed, traveled, navigated, traversed, penetrated, or the like; as, the roads are not passable; the stream is passablein boats

  2. Passable(adj)

    capable of being freely circulated or disseminated; acceptable; generally receivable; current

  3. Passable(adj)

    such as may be allowed to pass without serious objection; tolerable; admissable; moderate; mediocre

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. passable.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of passable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of passable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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