Origin of acceptable
Examples from the Web for acceptably
Historical Examples of acceptably
Let that, however, be as God wills, and be spoken of acceptably to him.Phaedrus
The milk supplements the cereal as acceptably as in a dish of mush and milk.Everyday Foods in War Time
Mary Swartz Rose
Mr. Sims has acceptably filled this position until the present time.
The public officers were plain, honest men, who acceptably administered the affairs of the colony with small cost.The Colonies 1492-1750
Reuben Gold Thwaites
I would dignify my labor, doing it well and acceptably, carrying always a sunny face and pleasing mood.A Woman who went to Alaska
May Kellogg Sullivan
late 14c., from Old French acceptable, from Latin acceptabilis "worthy of acceptance," from acceptare (see accept). Related: Acceptably.