Acceptable and Right


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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

Right is a synonym for acceptable. In some cases you can use "Right" instead an adjective "Acceptable".
Nearby Words: accept, accepted, acceptance, accepting, acceptably
Synonyms for Acceptable


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Right adjective – Meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation.
Usage example: the right tool for the job

Acceptable is a synonym for right in appropriate topic. Sometimes you can use "Acceptable" instead an adjective "Right", if it concerns topics such as suitable.
Nearby Words: righteous, rightful, righted, rightly, righting
Synonyms for Right

Things that words describes

person acceptable person right person
choice acceptable choice right choice
word acceptable word right word
name acceptable name right name
Other nouns: amount, turn, price, time, way, size, spot, answer, age, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Sometimes though, the right thing has to be done whether you like it or not, and if he can't convince you with wise words, a fist in your mouth makes an acceptable substitute.
  • Literature / Nineteen Eighty-Four He Knows Too Much: Syme, who gets purged because he fully understands the purpose of Newspeak is to eliminate the ability to articulate dissent, even though he is a fanatical devotee of Big Brother who finds this completely acceptable and right.
  • Useful Notes / Australian Rules Football After advising any closeted gays in the League to stay right where they were, former Western Bulldogs player Jason Akermanis became an acceptable target to many.
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