Acceptable and Satisfactory


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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

Satisfactory is a synonym for acceptable in good topic. In some cases you can use "Satisfactory" instead an adjective "Acceptable", when it comes to topics like adequate, reasonable, suitable, tolerable. popular alternative
Nearby Words: accept, accepted, acceptance, accepting, acceptably
Synonyms for Acceptable


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Satisfactory adjective – Being to one's liking.
Usage example: we found the meal most satisfactory

Acceptable is a synonym for satisfactory in adequate topic. You can use "Acceptable" instead an adjective "Satisfactory", if it concerns topics such as good, reasonable, suitable, tolerable. popular alternative
Nearby Words: satisfaction, satisfactorily
Synonyms for Satisfactory

Things that words describes

response acceptable response satisfactory response
manner acceptable manner satisfactory manner
quality acceptable quality satisfactory quality
partner acceptable partner satisfactory partner
Other nouns: equivalent, amount, form, outcome, time, way, explanation, solution, sacrifice, answer, ending.
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