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Synonyms for acceptable
ækˈsɛp tə bəl

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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"

    Synonyms:
    satisfactory

    Antonyms:
    bad, exceptionable, unfit, objectionable, nonstandard, unacceptable

  2. acceptable(adj)

    judged to be in conformity with approved usage

    "acceptable English usage"

    Synonyms:
    satisfactory

    Antonyms:
    exceptionable, bad, unfit, nonstandard, objectionable, unacceptable

  3. satisfactory, acceptable(adj)

    meeting requirements

    "the step makes a satisfactory seat"

    Synonyms:
    satisfactory

    Antonyms:
    bad, unfit, unacceptable, exceptionable, objectionable, nonstandard

  4. acceptable(adj)

    adequate for the purpose

    "the water was acceptable for drinking"

    Synonyms:
    satisfactory

    Antonyms:
    unfit, bad, objectionable, nonstandard, exceptionable, unacceptable

Wiktionary

  1. acceptable(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unacceptable, inacceptable

  2. acceptable(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unacceptable, inacceptable

  3. acceptable(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unacceptable, inacceptable

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. acceptable

    Agreeable refers to whatever gives a mild degree of pleasure; as, an agreeable perfume. Acceptable indicates a thing to be worthy of acceptance; as, an acceptable offering. Grateful is stronger than agreeable or gratifying, indicating whatever awakens a feeling akin to gratitude. A pleasant face and pleasing manners arouse pleasurable sensations, and make the possessor an agreeable companion; if possessed of intelligence, vivacity, and goodness, such a person's society will be delightful. Criminals may find each other's company congenial, but scarcely delightful. Satisfying denotes anything that is received with calm acquiescence, as substantial food, or established truth. That is welcome which is received with joyful heartiness; as, welcome tidings. Compare BEAUTIFUL; CHARMING; DELICIOUS.

    Synonyms:
    agreeable, congenial, delicious, delightful, grateful, gratifying, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, refreshing, satisfying, welcome

    Antonyms:
    depressing, disappointing, distressing, hateful, horrible, melancholy, miserable, mournful, painful, saddening, woful, wretched

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. acceptable

    Synonyms:
    grateful, pleasant, welcome, agreeable, pleasure, seasonable, gratifying

    Antonyms:
    ungrateful, unwelcome, disagreeable, unpleasant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. acceptable(a.)

    Synonyms:
    welcome, pleasing, pleasant, agreeable, grateful, gratifying

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How to use acceptable in a sentence?

  1. The HKU Alumni Group:

    This is exacerbating the situation seen in the past half year when what is needed is calm and tranquility. The chief executive should find a candidate acceptable to all parties.

  2. President Andrzej Duda:

    We are in talks and there are other solutions, much more of a compromise than those which were in the parliament. One has to find a solution somewhere in between. There are many ideas, I hope we can work out a solution that would be acceptable.

  3. Alicia Reece:

    No slavery, no exceptions, over 150 years after our nation abolished slavery, there can be no acceptable circumstance for slavery in our state, and our constitution must reflect that.

  4. William Shadel:

    Advertising is thought to make product use seem more normative and acceptable, and to convey the impression that positive outcomes like having fun or feeling attractive will result from use, it’s possible, then, that exposure to e-cigarette ads promote thoughts that use is more prevalent and that using the product will result in positive outcomes.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    I think it's important too that the United States make it very clear to Putin that it's not acceptable for him to be in Syria creating more chaos, bombing people on behalf of Assad, and we can't do that if we don't take more of a leadership position, which is what I'm advocating.

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