Permissible vs Acceptable - What's the difference?

permissible | acceptable |


As adjectives the difference between permissible and acceptable

is that permissible is permitted while 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 us.

permissible

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • permitted.
  • Synonyms

    * allowable

    Anagrams

    * impressible

    acceptable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • 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.
  • Antonyms

    * unacceptable * inacceptable

    Derived terms

    * acceptableness * acceptably