What does acceptable mean?

Definitions for acceptable
ækˈsɛp tə bəlac·cept·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acceptable(adj)

    worthy of acceptance or satisfactory

    "acceptable levels of radiation"; "performances varied from acceptable to excellent"

  2. acceptable(adj)

    judged to be in conformity with approved usage

    "acceptable English usage"

  3. satisfactory, acceptable(adj)

    meeting requirements

    "the step makes a satisfactory seat"

  4. acceptable(adj)

    adequate for the purpose

    "the water was acceptable for drinking"

Wiktionary

  1. acceptable(Adjective)

    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.

  2. acceptable(Adjective)

    Barely worthy, less than excellent; passable.

  3. Origin: * First attested in the late 14th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acceptable(adj)

    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

  2. Origin: [F. acceptable, L. acceptabilis, fr. acceptare.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'acceptable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2843

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'acceptable' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2591

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'acceptable' in Adjectives Frequency: #371

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acceptable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acceptable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of acceptable in a Sentence

  1. Raquel Reed:

    This is not acceptable.

  2. Ashraf Ghani:

    Silence is not acceptable.

  3. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani:

    Silence is not acceptable,'.

  4. Donald Trump:

    A loss just isn't acceptable.

  5. President Trump:

    A loss is not acceptable, folks.

Images & Illustrations of acceptable

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