Adjective "acceptably" definition and examples

(Acceptably may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/əkˈsɛptəbli/

Definitions and examples

adverb

  1. 'The soundtrack sounds reasonably clean, and the dialogue and laugh tracks are acceptably distinct.'
  2. 'Thus, while the dialogue is acceptably clear and suitably free of any distortion or noticeable hiss, the overall soundscape is subdued and hollow.'
  3. 'He is confident if he can get the current high expenses associated with running the fund down, there is no reason why investments shouldn't perform at least acceptably in the future.'
  4. 'I suspect the soup had been put into a cold bowl because it was only lukewarm around the edge, but acceptably hot in the centre.'
  5. 'State-of-the-art care usually results in a high degree of successful control of asthma with acceptably safe and reasonably convenient therapy.'
  6. 'NO WONDER, THEN, that the optimal adventure experience for many enthusiasts is one in which the perceived risk is high but the actual risk is acceptably low.'
  7. 'The taciturn landlord, never quite friendly, usually acceptably civil and occasionally helpful, must be a type specially bred to run such places.'
  8. 'At work, one project that I thought was nearly done turned out to be working very poorly for the customer concerned, and so will require a lot more effort to get finished acceptably.'
  9. 'The science can therefore only progress by building models, which, if acceptably accurate, might predict what will happen.'
  10. 'Once you've established that the car runs acceptably, try all electric functions to make sure they haven't been affected by damp.'

More definitions

1. capable or worthy of being accepted.

2. pleasing to the receiver; satisfactory; agreeable; welcome.

3. meeting only minimum requirements; barely adequate: an acceptable performance.

4. capable of being endured; tolerable; bearable: acceptable levels of radiation.

More examples(as adjective)

"colours can be acceptably."

Origin

(acceptable)