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Pronunciation:  ak'septubul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  worthy of acceptance or satisfactory; "acceptable levels of radiation"; "performances varied from acceptable to excellent"
  2. [adj]  adequate for the purpose; "the water was acceptable for drinking"
  3. [adj]  meeting requirements; "the step makes a satisfactory seat"
  4. [adj]  (linguistics) judged to be in conformity with approved usage; "acceptable English usage"

ACCEPTABLE is a 10 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: accepted, bankable, fir for(a), fit, fit to(a), good, received, standard, tolerable, unexceptionable, unimpeachable, unobjectionable
 Antonyms: unacceptable
 See Also: satisfactory



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ac*cept"a*ble\, a. [F. acceptable, L. acceptabilis,
fr. acceptare.]
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.

Thesaurus Terms
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