Student Thesaurus

One entry found for respectable.
Entry Word: respectable
Function: adjective
Text: 1 having a good reputation especially in a field of knowledge <no respectable dietician would advise people to eat just one kind of food>
Synonyms esteemed, name, prestigious, reputable, reputed, respected
Related Words honorable, worthy; creditable, good, praiseworthy; celebrated, distinguished, famed, famous, honored, illustrious, notable, prominent, renowned, well-known
Antonyms disreputable, loose
2 following the accepted rules of moral conduct <cheating is not a respectable thing to do under any circumstances> -- see HONORABLE 1
3 following the established traditions of refined society and good taste <has the respectable manners of someone who was well brought up> -- see PROPER 1
4 of a level of quality that meets one's needs or standards <hopefully the roast beef will be a little more respectable this time around, as it was far too tough the last time> -- see ADEQUATE
5 sufficiently large in size, amount, or number to merit attention <got paid a respectable sum for speaking at our graduation> -- see CONSIDERABLE 1