Recommended vs Acceptable - What's the difference?
As a verb recommended
As an adjective acceptable is
capable, worthy, or sure of being accepted or received with pleasure; pleasing to a receiver; gratifying; agreeable; welcome; as, an acceptable'' present, one ''acceptable
To bestow commendation on; to represent favourably; to suggest, endorse or encourage as an appropriate choice.
To make acceptable; to attract favor to.
To advise, propose, counsel favorably
- The board recommends Philips, given his ample experience in similar positions.
(archaic) To commit, confide to another's care, confidence or acceptance, with favoring representations
- The therapist recommends resting the mind and exercising the body.
- ''A medieval oblate's parents recommended the boy for life to God and the monastery
* This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing) . See
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Capable, worthy, or sure of being accepted or received with pleasure; pleasing to a receiver; gratifying; agreeable; welcome; as, an acceptable'' present, one ''acceptable to us.
Barely worthy, less than excellent; passable.