VERBS be, prove, seem | become | make sth an attempt to make the reforms acceptable to both sides | consider sth, deem sth, find sth We must come up with a solution that our shareholders will find acceptable.
ADV. eminently, highly, very Her breeding and background made her eminently acceptable in royal circles. | completely, entirely, fully, perfectly, quite, totally Yogurt is a perfectly acceptable substitute for cream in cooking. | fairly, reasonably | (not) remotely the only national newspaper even remotely acceptable to the left wing | generally, mutually, universally, widely | easily, readily | equally Are all political and religious groups equally acceptable? | publicly | commercially, culturally, environmentally, ethically, grammatically, morally, politically, socially a grammatically acceptable sentence socially acceptable behaviour
PREP. to a compromise that is acceptable to both sides