HyperDic: respectable

English > 3 senses of the word respectable:
ADJECTIVEallrespectablecharacterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals
allrespectable, estimable, good, honorabledeserving of esteem and respect
allrespectable, goodly, goodish, healthy, hefty, sizable, sizeable, tidylarge in amount or extent or degree
respectable > pronunciation
Soundsrihspeh'ktahbahl; riyspeh'ktahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > respectable: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals.
Example"a respectable woman"
Narrowerdecent, nicesocially or conventionally correct
presentablefit to be seen
upstanding, solidMeriting respect or esteem
See alsogoodHaving desirable / desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
reputableHaving a good reputation
worthyHaving worth or merit or value
OppositeunrespectableUnworthy of respect
Spanishrespetable
Catalanrespectable
Nounsrespectabilityhonorableness by virtue of being respectable and having a good reputation / reputation
Adverbsrespectablyto a tolerably worthy extent
English > respectable: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningDeserving of esteem and respect.
Example"all respectable companies give guarantees"
Synonymsestimable, good, honorable
BroaderreputableHaving a good reputation
Spanishbuen, honorable, respetable
Catalanhonorable, respectable
Nounsrespectabilityhonorableness by virtue of being respectable and having a good reputation / reputation
Adverbsrespectablyin a decent and morally / morally reputable manner
English > respectable: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglarge in amount or extent or degree.
Example "a respectable sum"
Synonymsgoodly, goodish, healthy, hefty, sizable, sizeable, tidy
Broaderconsiderablelarge or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree
Spanishconsiderable, grande, importante

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