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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acceptably, tolerably, so-soadverb

    in an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner

    "she plays tennis tolerably"


  1. acceptablyadverb

    In an acceptable manner; in a manner to please or give satisfaction.

  2. acceptablyadverb

    To an acceptable degree.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Acceptablyadverb

    In an acceptable manner; so as to please; with the particle to. For the accent, see Acceptable.

    Etymology: from acceptable.

    Do not omit thy prayers, for want of a good oratory; for he that prayeth upon God’s account, cares not what he suffers, so he be the friend of Christ; nor where nor when he prays, so he may do it frequently, fervently, and acceptably. Jeremy Taylor, Guide to Devotion.

    If you can teach them to love and respect other people, they will, as your age requires it, find ways to express it acceptably to every one. John Locke, on Education, § 145.


  1. acceptably

    Acceptably is an adverb that refers to something being done in a way that is satisfactory or adequate, meeting a certain standard or level. It implies that a task, action, or behavior is carried out in a manner that is permissible or allowed. It can also mean to tolerate or endure something without protest or negative reaction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acceptablyadverb

    in an acceptable manner; in a manner to please or give satisfaction

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acceptably in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acceptably in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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