Pronunciation of Respectable
/ɹɪspˈɛktəbə͡l/, /ɹɪspˈɛktəbə‍l/, /ɹ_ɪ_s_p_ˈɛ_k_t_ə_b_əl/

Antonyms for respectable:

unacceptable, improper, nasty, bad, unrespectable, contemptible, inconsiderable, unsuitable, dishonest, dishonorable.

Synonyms for respectable:

Sense 1

palatable, largish, reasonable, de rigueur, tolerably, Comme Il Faut, reliable, fairish, working, nicely, competent, adequacy, agreeable, biggish, mediocrity.

Sense 3

becoming, comely, moderate, satisfactory, acceptable, befitting, all-right, adequate, tolerable, average, sufficient, passable.

Sense 5


Sense 11


clean (adjective)

guiltless, exemplary.

good (adjective)


good, honest (adjective)

admirable, proper, decent, becoming, decorous, honorable, modest, satisfactory, presentable, comely, estimable, nice, correct, tolerable, passable, seemly, worthy, reputable, moderate, creditable, upright, fair, befitting, virtuous.

goodly (adjective)


proper (adjective)

Comme Il Faut.

reputable (adjective)

honorable, reputable.

substantial, ample (adjective)

sizable, tidy, good, considerable, reasonable, goodly.

virtuous (adjective)

guiltless, high-minded, uncorrupted, unsullied, clean, heroic, ethical, decent, Taintless, faultless, valorous, unspotted.

Sense 1 (noun)


Sense 2 (noun)

praiseworthy, meritorious, deserving, admirable, exemplary, commendable, laudable.

Sense 3 (noun)

comely, de rigueur, becoming, correct, befitting, proper, Comme Il Faut, seemly, decorous.

Sense 4 (noun)

common, moderate, passable, sufficient, acceptable, fairish, all-right, adequate, O.K., average, tolerable, satisfactory.

Sense 5 (noun)

largish, biggish.

estimable (noun)

correct, modest, acceptable, moderate, admirable, proper, decorous, tolerable, passable.

respectable (noun)

reputable, goodly, nice, fair, honorable, considerable, goodish, presentable, sizeable, worthy, good, estimable, sizable, tidy, hefty, decent.

Usage examples for respectable:

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