Acceptable and Fitting


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Acceptable adjective – Of a level of quality that meets one's needs or standards.
Usage example: told the bike rental man that a ten-speed with four broken gears was not acceptable

Fitting is a synonym for acceptable. In some cases you can use "Fitting" instead an adjective "Acceptable".
Nearby Words: accept, accepted, acceptance, accepting, acceptably
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Fitting adjective – Meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation.
Usage example: it is only fitting that you should be the one to take her back to the airport since she flew out to see you

Acceptable is a synonym for fitting. Sometimes you can use "Acceptable" instead an adjective "Fitting".
Nearby Words: fit, fitted, fittingly, fitter
Synonyms for Fitting

Things that words describes

response acceptable response fitting response
manner acceptable manner fitting manner
choice acceptable choice fitting choice
word acceptable word fitting word
Other nouns: name, form, way, example, level, method, ending, translation, names.

Both words in one sentence

  • The McCoy To him, there is no such thing as acceptable losses (unless offset by a larger return fitting the loss).
    Source: The McCoy
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