1. acceptable

adjective. ['ækˈsɛptəbəl, əkˈsɛptəbəl'] worthy of acceptance or satisfactory.


  • satisfactory
  • unimpeachable
  • bankable
  • unobjectionable


  • unacceptable
  • inadequate
  • guilty
  • questionable

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Rhymes with Acceptable

  • susceptible
  • perceptible

How do you pronounce acceptable?

Pronounce acceptable as əkˈsɛptəbəl.

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Sentences with acceptable

1. Adjective
If you can keep their water clean, gravel is an acceptable substrate for most turtles.

Quotes about acceptable

1. A lot of the powerful religious leaders, from Jesus to Buddha to Tibetan monks, they're really talking about the same things: love and acceptable, and the value of friendship, and respecting yourself so you can respect others.
- Jena Malone

2. Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.
- E.L. Doctorow

3. We live in a beauty-obsessed age and success sometimes appears to hinge solely on the presentation of an image that is acceptable to the press.
- Douglas Booth

2. acceptable

adjective. ['ækˈsɛptəbəl, əkˈsɛptəbəl'] adequate for the purpose.


  • unprofitable

3. acceptable

adjective. ['ækˈsɛptəbəl, əkˈsɛptəbəl'] meeting requirements.


  • good


  • indecent
  • dirty

4. acceptable

adjective. ['ækˈsɛptəbəl, əkˈsɛptəbəl'] judged to be in conformity with approved usage.


  • received


  • offensive
  • disobedient