What does the word acceptable mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Acceptably.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Worthy of being accepted; pleasing; welcome.

Usage examples for acceptable

  1. As the proposal came from me, it was found acceptable. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. Indeed, all intelligent children delighted in his company, because they could not help understanding him, and yet he paid them the acceptable compliment of talking to them as if they were grown up. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  3. Another might not be so acceptable to the poor lady, and I would fain save her all that I can. – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge