characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals
"a respectable woman"
estimable, good, honorable, respectable(adj)
deserving of esteem and respect
"all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"
goodly, goodish, healthy, hefty, respectable, sizable, sizeable, tidy(adj)
large in amount or extent or degree
"it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune"
His accomplishments, morals, loyalty, and stature make him a respectable person.
worthy of respect; fitted to awaken esteem; deserving regard; hence, of good repute; not mean; as, a respectable citizen
moderate in degree of excellence or in number; as, a respectable performance; a respectable audience
Origin: [F. respectable, LL. respectabilis.]
"Respectable" is a number one single for one week in the UK on March 1987 for Mel and Kim, that was written and produced by Stock Aitken Waterman. It was the team's second number one, and was also number one in New Zealand for five weeks spanning July and August, and in Australia, Germany, Switzerland, and The Netherlands. A memorable feature of the song is the sampled and sequenced first syllable of the chorus: "Tay, tay, tay, tay, t-t, t-t, t, tay, tay, take or leave us...".
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Rank popularity for the word 'respectable' in Adjectives Frequency: #891
The numerical value of respectable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of respectable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of respectable in a Sentence
Since when was genius found respectable?
The devil's most devilish when respectable.
Virtue has never been as respectable as money.
She's a respectable little Christian girl but she got lured in.
The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
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