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respectable

adjective

1 respectable

Characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals.

Roget 643: unimportant; of little account, of small account, of no account, of little importance, of no importance etc. 642; immaterial; unessential, nonessential; indifferent.    subordinate etc. ... show more



2 respectable

Deserving of esteem and respect:
— All respectable companies give guarantees.

synonyms: estimable, good, honorable.

Roget 939: upright; honest, honest as daylight; veracious etc. 543; virtuous etc. 944; honorable; fair, right, just, equitable, ... show more

Roget 873: distinguished, distingue [Fr.], noted; of note etc. n.; honored etc. v.; popular; fashionable etc. 852.    ... show more

Polish: honorowy

3 respectable

Large in amount or extent or degree:
— A respectable sum.

synonyms: goodish, goodly, healthy, hefty, sizable, sizeable, tidy.


Moby thesaurus: Christian, OK, acceptable, adequate, admissible, all right, appreciable, appropriate, becoming, befitting, better than nothing, betwixt and between, blameless, chaste, clean, comely, conforming, considerable, correct, creditable ... show more.

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