Usage examples for acceptable

  1. It seemed impossible to come to an understanding and form a cabinet which would be equally acceptable to the marshal and to the Chambers. – My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879 by Mary King Waddington
  2. Some of these brought literary work of an acceptable sort for me to do. – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  3. Let not any one pretend in his faith that his faith is immediately evident and everywhere acceptable. – On Something by H. Belloc
  4. As I ate it, which I should have felt bound to do even had it been less acceptable in itself, she resumed- 'Wouldn't you like to see the company arrive? – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  5. Yes; he would make himself acceptable to Miss Baker. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  6. If we should use your picture- That will be very acceptable, the real estate man responded, smiling with satisfaction. – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt
  7. There can be but one mode in which your interference with him could be deemed acceptable: need I tell you, sir, who are a soldier, how that is? – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever
  8. His interests were centred in his home, and he found no companionship more acceptable than that of his own children. – George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians by T. Martin Wood
  9. Having made himself useful, he could then intimate that a " lift" down the road would be acceptable. – A Man and His Money by Frederic Stewart Isham
  10. In the Fur Company's store you will find many things acceptable to you. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  11. Though the lake is not even with the snow- level, the cool air makes a light overcoat most acceptable after the warm morning climb. – A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees by Edwin Asa Dix
  12. The captain invited me to supper in his cabin, and a berth for the night, which was truly acceptable. – The Pirates Own Book by Charles Ellms
  13. Perhaps he might offer some acceptable arrangement ere the notary conveyed his estate to him. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. Being once again nearly nine thousand feet high, we found the air bitterly cold, making a blazing fire most acceptable. – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  15. I think you will find him acceptable, suh. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton
  16. My wife sat with me much of the day, and I truly think that our thoughts were acceptable worship. – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  17. In any collection of a hundred persons there will be found those who cannot make use of certain articles of food generally acceptable. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  18. I don't remember just the terms I used in doing this, but they seemed satisfactory to Kendricks; probably a repetition of the letters of the alphabet would have been equally acceptable. – An Open-Eyed Conspiracy--An Idyl of Saratoga by William Dean Howells
  19. I hope it is acceptable? – The Story of a Mine by Bret Harte
  20. That is the measure of acceptable service. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren