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Synonyms for acceptable
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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

How to pronounce acceptable?

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How to use acceptable in a sentence?

  1. Leon Bruner:

    Like others inside and outside of government, we believe additional work is needed to determine the acceptable range of sodium intake for optimal health, this evaluation should include research that indicates health risks for people who consume too much sodium as well as health risks from consuming too little sodium.

  2. Madeline Gardner:

    Sleeves became more acceptable after Kate’s wedding, the only thing we were selling before were strapless gowns. These royal gowns are more about trends than a boom.

  3. Michael Eisenstadt:

    Unless the Iraqi government has the capacity to take the territory that's been liberated and govern the territory in a way that's acceptable to people living there, it won't last.

  4. Robert Sumwalt:

    We don't feel the The FAA response to our recommendations was acceptable.

  5. Walter Fields:

    Under no circumstances is this behavior, from a public servant no less, acceptable, board Member Lawson-Muhammad must resign Board Member Lawson-Muhammad position.


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