1 satisfactory, adequate, tolerable, all right, sufficient, admissible, passable, Colloq OK, okay:
The bread and meat were acceptable, but the beer was awful.
2 agreeable, pleasing, welcome, satisfying, delightful, pleasant, pleasing:
Most people find her compliments quite acceptable.
be, prove, seem | become | make sth
an attempt to make the reforms acceptable to both sides
| consider sth, deem sth, find sth
We must come up with a solution that our shareholders will find acceptable.
eminently, highly, very
Her breeding and background made her eminently acceptable in royal circles.
| completely, entirely, fully, perfectly, quite, totally
Yogurt is a perfectly acceptable substitute for cream in cooking.
| fairly, reasonably | (not) remotely
the only national newspaper even remotely acceptable to the left wing
| generally, mutually, universally, widely | easily, readily | equally
Are all political and religious groups equally acceptable?
| publicly | commercially, culturally, environmentally, ethically, grammatically, morally, politically, socially
a grammatically acceptable sentence socially acceptable behaviour
a compromise that is acceptable to both sides
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