worthy of acceptance or satisfactory
"acceptable levels of radiation"; "performances varied from acceptable to excellent"
judged to be in conformity with approved usage
"acceptable English usage"
"the step makes a satisfactory seat"
adequate for the purpose
"the water was acceptable for drinking"
Capable, worthy, or sure of being accepted or received with pleasure; pleasing to a receiver; gratifying; agreeable; welcome; as, an acceptable present, one acceptable to us.
Barely worthy, less than excellent; passable.
Origin: * First attested in the late 14th century.
capable, worthy, or sure of being accepted or received with pleasure; pleasing to a receiver; gratifying; agreeable; welcome; as, an acceptable present, one acceptable to us
Origin: [F. acceptable, L. acceptabilis, fr. acceptare.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'acceptable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2843
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'acceptable' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2591
Rank popularity for the word 'acceptable' in Adjectives Frequency: #371
The numerical value of acceptable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of acceptable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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- приемлив, допустимBulgarian
- acceptableCatalan, Valencian
- derbyniol, cymeradwyWelsh
- acceptabel, aanvaardbaarDutch
- godtagbar, acceptabelSwedish
- అంగీకార యోగ్యమైనTelugu
- uygun, makbul, kabul edilebilirTurkish
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