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Definitions of acceptable

  1. Acceptability. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. Acceptably. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. (linguistics) judged to be in conformity with approved usage; "acceptable English usage" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. adequate for the purpose; "the water was acceptable for drinking" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Pleasing; welcome; agreeable. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To be accepted: pleasing: agreeable. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Agreeable; satisfactory. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Worthy of being accepted; pleasing; welcome. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Sure to be accepted with pleasure. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for acceptable

  1. Some of these brought literary work of an acceptable sort for me to do. – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  2. If we should use your picture- That will be very acceptable the real estate man responded, smiling with satisfaction. – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt
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