Meaning of ACCEPTABLE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ik-ˈsep-tə-bəl, ak- also ]

ek- adjective

Date: 14th century

1. : capable or worthy of being accepted

no compromise would be acceptable


a. : welcome , pleasing

compliments are always acceptable

b. : barely satisfactory or adequate

performances varied from excellent to acceptable

• ac·cept·abil·i·ty ik-ˌsep-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē, (ˌ)ak-, ek- noun

• ac·cept·able·ness ik-ˈsep-tə-bəl-nəs, ak- noun

• ac·cept·ably -blē adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.