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"
dear, good, beneficial, in effect(p), unspoiled, skillful, sound, serious, effective, goodish, upright, salutary, in force(p), skilful, practiced, dependable, estimable, tidy, expert, secure, right, sizeable, healthy, proficient, full, sizable, honest, undecomposed, unspoilt, ethical, ripe, just, hefty, goodly, safe, adept, honorable, honourable, well(p), computable, near
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"
levelheaded, good, brawny, powerful, honorable, sizable, sound, kempt, sizeable, hefty, healthy, salubrious, sinewy, ample, intelligent, estimable, goodly, goodish, level-headed, muscular, tidy, good for you(p)
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Can I just say, with all due respect, Im willing to bet that theres no process that would be respectable on the Republican side.
The principled position that Assad must go because of the atrocities committed since the start of the civil war... is understandable and respectable, but perhaps it can be turned into a form of leverage in the (diplomatic) process which is just starting, let’s not forgot that when we fought Hitler, we had to make an alliance with Stalin who had killed more people than Hitler.
They killed him for no reason at all. He wasn't the shooter, he was a great guy. He was very respectable. ... They did him wrong.
Friends who are truly acceptable to our hearts are fully respectable right from the day the friendship starts.
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms timidly, and struggles to the light amid the thorns.
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