Definition of Respectable

1. Adjective. Characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals. "A respectable woman"

Also: Good, Reputable, Worthy
Similar to: Decent, Nice, Presentable, Solid, Upstanding
Derivative terms: Respectability
Antonyms: Unrespectable



2. Adjective. Deserving of esteem and respect. "Ruined the family's good name"
Exact synonyms: Estimable, Good, Honorable
Similar to: Reputable
Derivative terms: Goodness, Honor, Honorableness, Respectability

3. Adjective. Large in amount or extent or degree. "A sizable fortune"
Exact synonyms: Goodish, Goodly, Healthy, Hefty, Sizable, Sizeable, Tidy
Similar to: Considerable
Derivative terms: Heftiness, Sizeableness

Definition of Respectable

1. a. Worthy of respect; fitted to awaken esteem; deserving regard; hence, of good repute; not mean; as, a respectable citizen.

Definition of Respectable

1. Adjective. deserving respect ¹

2. Adjective. decent; satisfactory ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Respectable

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Respectable

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Literary usage of Respectable

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1. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1902)
"ON SOME respectable SNOBS. AVING received a great deal of obloquy for dragging monarchs, princes, and the respected nobility into the Snob category, ..."

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