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Overview of adj decent

The adj decent has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) decent, nice

(socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; "from a decent family"; "a nice girl")

2. (1) becoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, decorous, seemly

(according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior")

3. decent

(conforming to conventions of sexual behavior; "speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"- George Santayana)

4. adequate, decent, enough

(sufficient for the purpose; "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food enough")

5. decent

(decently clothed; "are you decent?")

6. decent

(observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress; "a modest neckline in her dress"; "though one of her shoulder straps had slipped down, she was perfectly decent by current standards")

Overview of adv decent

The adv decent has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) properly, decently, decent, in good order, right, the right way

(in the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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