Synonyms for acceptable

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ak-sep-tuh-buh l
Phonetic Transcription : ækˈsɛp tə bəl

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Définition of acceptable

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French acceptable, from Latin acceptabilis "worthy of acceptance," from acceptare (see accept). Related: Acceptably.
  • adj satisfactory, agreeable
Example sentences :
  • He took everything that came to him as in itself right and acceptable.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • The ladies are not the only greenbacks that are accepted at sight; and acceptable to it.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 2, April 9, 1870 » by Various
  • The kind of renown most accessible and acceptable to mediocrity.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
  • Tell me, Mr Dorrit, what surprise would be the most unlooked for and the most acceptable to you.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • They were acceptable to me, because they echoed my own mind, and confirmed my own knowledge.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • He was so serious; he said he feared it wouldn't be acceptable.
  • Extract from : « The Gentleman From Indiana » by Booth Tarkington
  • There are many to whom it may be acceptable, but it is not so to me.
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • Nor is it without ground that fools are so acceptable to God.
  • Extract from : « The Praise of Folly » by Desiderius Erasmus
  • Do you think that your presence here can be acceptable to those two lovers?
  • Extract from : « A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales » by Guy De Maupassant
  • All they can offer, no doubt, will be acceptable, but we owe a duty to the ship.
  • Extract from : « Homeward Bound » by James Fenimore Cooper

Antonyms for acceptable

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