acceptably acceptably  /æk ˈsɛp təb li/


  • (adv) in an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner



  1. Associated Pressman Watson was temporarily taken from this to supervise the routing of news of the Hauptmann trial copy, functioned acceptably.
  2. An orchestra playing in front of and partly under a great, cavern-like sound deflector contrives to project its tone to the audience quite acceptably.
  3. This fall, having wiped the probationary slate almost clean by acceptably accounting for all but $5,200, Michigan State has settled down to some solid new objectives: to.


  • Alabama DL Dee Liner Flashes Wads of Cash on Instagram

    There are plenty of times and places where athletes can acceptably bend the money clip and make it thunderstorm cash. You won the NBA Finals? Throw bills in the air. Are you taking home the World Cup? Toss that green like a julienne salad.  When you’re a college athlete on scholarship, however, flashing cash isn’t a go-to move. Alabama defensive lineman Dee Liner could be finding this truth out ...
    on July 29, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report


  1. "I've seen it wear on him this year more than it did last year," (Dbacks skipper) AJ Hinch said, referring to Reynolds' strikeouts. "I don't think he's taking it as lightly as he did last year or as acceptably as he did last year. He seems to...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: AJ Hinch Source: SB Nation Arizona (blog)

  2. Asked if talk of a humanitarian intervention or a Kosovo-style imposed separation of Sri Lanka disturbs him, the state-run Daily News quoted Rajapakse as saying that there was only one country "that can acceptably involve itself in Sri Lanka - the...
    on Jun 1, 2007 By: Mahinda Rajapakse Source: Times of India

  3. "I think some of the position changes we've made have been helpful and expediting some kids up has been helpful," Mangino said. "I think we're playing acceptably well on the defensive line. I think Huldon Tharp at linebacker is getting more...
    on Nov 3, 2009 By: Mark Mangino Source: Topeka Capital Journal

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