Pronunciation: (ak-sep'tu-bul), [key]
1. capable or worthy of being accepted.
2. pleasing to the receiver; satisfactory; agreeable; welcome.
3. meeting only minimum requirements; barely adequate: an acceptable performance.
4. capable of being endured; tolerable; bearable: acceptable levels of radiation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.