Synonyms of 'passable'
adequate or acceptableThe meal was passable, but nothing special.
One in four people are without adequate homes.
They enjoyed only middling success until 1963.
I was only average academically.
He had a fair command of English.
`How was the school you attended?' `It was all right.'
The food here is cheap, but very ordinary.
There was one restaurant that looked acceptable.
The drug offered only moderate improvements.
His university record was mediocre.
Their lunch was only so-so.
Is there anywhere tolerable to eat in town?
not too bad,
It ought not to be allowable for anyone else to take the child.
His score had reached a presentable total.
Convictions will rise now that photographic evidence is admissible.
a pretty unexceptional bunch of players
half-pie (New Zealand, informal)
(of a road, path, etc.) capable of being travelled alongmuddy mountain roads that are barely passable
All exits must be kept clear in case of fire.
The emergency services will do their best to keep the highway open.
the navigable portion of the Nile
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in the sense of acceptable
good enoughThere was one restaurant that looked acceptable.
in the sense of admissible
allowed to be brought as evidence in courtConvictions will rise now that photographic evidence is admissible.
in the sense of all right
acceptable or satisfactory`How was the school you attended?' `It was all right.'
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