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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acceptable  \Ac*cept"a*ble\,  a.  [F.  acceptable,  L.  acceptabilis 
  fr  acceptare.] 
  Capable,  worthy,  or  sure  of  being  accepted  or  received  with 
  pleasure;  pleasing  to  a  receiver;  gratifying;  agreeable; 
  welcome;  as  an  acceptable  present,  one  acceptable  to  us 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acceptable 
  adj  1:  worthy  of  acceptance  or  satisfactory;  "acceptable  levels  of 
  radiation";  "performances  varied  from  acceptable  to 
  excellent"  [ant:  {unacceptable}] 
  2:  (linguistics)  judged  to  be  in  conformity  with  approved 
  usage;  "acceptable  English  usage"  [syn:  {accepted}] 
  3:  meeting  requirements;  "the  step  makes  a  satisfactory  seat" 
  [syn:  {satisfactory}] 
  4:  adequate  for  the  purpose;  "the  water  was  acceptable  for 
  drinking" 




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