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Acceptible vs. Acceptable: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on January 6, 2024
Acceptible is incorrect spelling; the correct spelling is acceptable. "Acceptable" refers to something satisfactory or adequate.

Which is correct: Acceptible or Acceptable

How to spell Acceptable?

Acceptible is Incorrect

Acceptable is Correct

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Key Differences

Think of "acceptable" as "able to be accepted."
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Jan 06, 2024
Recall that "acceptable" shares the 'C' sound with "correct."
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Jan 06, 2024
Use the mnemonic i.e. "Always Carry Correct English Papers to be Acceptable."
Aimie Carlson
Jan 06, 2024
Associate the double Cs in "acceptable" with the word "correct."
Huma Saeed
Jan 06, 2024
Remember the phrase "it is acceptable to have a C before a P."
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 06, 2024
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Acceptable Definitions

Meeting the required standards; satisfactory.
The quality of her work was perfectly acceptable.
Harlon Moss
Dec 25, 2023
Adequate for the purpose; passable.
His exam results were acceptable, though not outstanding.
Janet White
Dec 25, 2023
Tolerable; able to be endured.
The noise level was just acceptable for a peaceful evening.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 25, 2023
Worthy of acceptance; pleasing or agreeable.
His proposal was more than acceptable to the committee.
Huma Saeed
Dec 25, 2023
Permissible; allowed or approved.
The dress code was flexible, with jeans being acceptable.
Janet White
Dec 25, 2023
Adequate to satisfy a need, requirement, or standard; satisfactory
An acceptable excuse.
Acceptable behavior.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 23, 2023
Satisfactory but not superior; passable
The restaurant was acceptable but did not live up to its reputation.
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Dec 23, 2023
Worthy, decent, sure of being accepted or received with at least moderate pleasure
We need to find an acceptable present for Jeff.
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Dec 23, 2023
Barely worthy, less than excellent; passable.
The designs were acceptable, but they were nothing special either.
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Dec 23, 2023
Capable, worthy, or sure of being accepted or received with pleasure; pleasing to a receiver; gratifying; agreeable; welcome; as, an acceptable present, one acceptable to us.
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Dec 23, 2023
Worthy of acceptance or satisfactory;
Acceptable levels of radiation
Performances varied from acceptable to excellent
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Dec 23, 2023
Judged to be in conformity with approved usage;
Acceptable English usage
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Dec 23, 2023
Meeting requirements;
The step makes a satisfactory seat
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Dec 23, 2023
Adequate for the purpose;
The water was acceptable for drinking
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Dec 23, 2023

FAQs

What is the verb form of acceptable?

The verb form is "accept."
Huma Saeed
Jan 06, 2024

Which vowel is used before acceptable?

The vowel 'a' is used before "acceptable."
Aimie Carlson
Jan 06, 2024

Which conjunction is used with acceptable?

Conjunctions like "and" or "but" can be used with "acceptable."
Harlon Moss
Jan 06, 2024

What is the singular form of acceptable?

Acceptable is both singular and plural in form.
Aimie Carlson
Jan 06, 2024

Is acceptable a negative or positive word?

It is generally a positive word.
Janet White
Jan 06, 2024

Is acceptable an abstract noun?

No, it is an adjective, not a noun.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 06, 2024

What is the pronunciation of acceptable?

Acceptable is pronounced as [ak-sep-tuh-buhl].
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 06, 2024

What is the root word of acceptable?

The root word is "accept."
Harlon Moss
Jan 06, 2024

Why is it called acceptable?

It's called "acceptable" because it describes something that can be accepted or deemed satisfactory.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 06, 2024

Is acceptable a vowel or consonant?

It is neither; it's an adjective.
Harlon Moss
Jan 06, 2024

Is acceptable a noun or adjective?

"Acceptable" is an adjective.
Aimie Carlson
Jan 06, 2024

Is acceptable an adverb?

No, it is not an adverb.
Harlon Moss
Jan 06, 2024

Is acceptable a countable noun?

No, it is an adjective.
Harlon Moss
Jan 06, 2024

How many syllables are in acceptable?

There are four syllables in "acceptable."
Aimie Carlson
Jan 06, 2024

How do we divide acceptable into syllables?

Acceptable is divided as ac-cept-a-ble.
Aimie Carlson
Jan 06, 2024

Which determiner is used with acceptable?

Determiners like "an," "the," or "this" can be used.
Aimie Carlson
Jan 06, 2024

What is the third form of acceptable?

The third form is also "accepted."
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 06, 2024

What is the plural form of acceptable?

Acceptable does not change in plural; it remains "acceptable."
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 06, 2024

Which preposition is used with acceptable?

"To" is commonly used, as in "acceptable to someone."
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 06, 2024

Which article is used with acceptable?

Both "a" and "the" can be used, depending on context.
Aimie Carlson
Jan 06, 2024

Is acceptable a collective noun?

No, it is not a collective noun.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 06, 2024

What is the first form of acceptable?

The first form is "accept."
Harlon Moss
Jan 06, 2024

What is another term for acceptable?

A synonym could be "adequate" or "satisfactory."
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 06, 2024

What is the opposite of acceptable?

The opposite is "unacceptable" or "inadequate."
Harlon Moss
Jan 06, 2024

What is the second form of acceptable?

The second form is "accepted."
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 06, 2024

Is the acceptable term a metaphor?

No, "acceptable" is not typically used as a metaphor.
Huma Saeed
Jan 06, 2024

Is the word acceptable imperative?

No, it's descriptive, not imperative.
Harlon Moss
Jan 06, 2024

What is a stressed syllable in acceptable?

The stressed syllable is the second one: 'cept.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 06, 2024

What part of speech is acceptable?

It is an adjective.
Sawaira Riaz
Jan 06, 2024

How is acceptable used in a sentence?

Example: "The conditions were deemed acceptable by the committee."
Janet White
Jan 06, 2024
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