Acceptable and Good


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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

Good is a synonym for acceptable in agreeable topic. In some cases you can use "Good" instead the word "Acceptable" as an adjective or a noun.
Nearby Words: accept, accepted, acceptance, accepting, acceptably
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Good adjective – Being to one's liking.
Usage example: that band's music is good

Acceptable is a synonym for good in agreeable topic. You can use "Acceptable" instead an adjective "Good", if it concerns topics such as pleasant, satisfactory, excellent, useful.
Nearby Words: goodness, goodly, goody
Synonyms for Good

Things that words describes

person acceptable person good person
name acceptable name good name
reason acceptable reason good reason
amount acceptable amount good amount
Other nouns: excuse, time, use, way, example, shape, damage, terms, ending, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Usually one or two non-canon ones, a canon good/acceptable ending, and an apparently canon ending that alludes to plot points that, as of now, are still yet to be revealed.
  • All good and acceptable, but several other common weapons like the Sten, Thompson, M3, Webley, and Walther P38 don't appear at all.
  • Harry Turtledove's Alternate History body of work is large enough that Turtledove's feelings about sex are now absolutely clear: the only acceptable sex is between a husband and wife (and thanks to his inability to write a good sex scene, the feeling comes across that even that isn't acceptable).
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