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Definition 1: characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where respectable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a respectable woman

(respectable is similar to ...) socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous

"from a decent family" "a nice girl"

(respectable is similar to ...) fit to be seen

"presentable clothes"

(respectable is similar to ...) meriting respect or esteem

"an upstanding member of the community"

(means also ...) having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified

"good news from the hospital" "a good report card" "when she was good she was very very good" "a good knife is one good for cutting" "this stump will make a good picnic table" "a good check" "a good joke" "a good exterior paint" "a good secretary" "a good dress for the office"

(means also ...) having a good reputation

"a reputable business" "a reputable scientist" "a reputable wine"

(means also ...) having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable

"a worthy fellow" "a worthy cause"

Definition 2: large in amount or extent or degree - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where respectable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it cost a considerable amount
  • a goodly amount
  • received a hefty bonus
  • a respectable sum
  • a tidy sum of money
  • a sizable fortune

Synonyms for respectable in the sense of this definition

(respectable is similar to ...) large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree

"a considerable quantity" "the economy was a considerable issue in the campaign" "went to considerable trouble for us" "spent a considerable amount of time on the problem"

Definition 3: deserving of esteem and respect - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where respectable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • all respectable companies give guarantees
  • ruined the family's good name

Synonyms for respectable in the sense of this definition

(respectable is similar to ...) having a good reputation

"a reputable business" "a reputable scientist" "a reputable wine"

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