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Satisfactory and good enough - synonyms or related words

satisfactory

adjective

good enough to be accepted in a particular situation

adequate

adjective

good enough or large enough for a particular purpose

fine

adjective

if something is fine, it is good enough and acceptable to you

acceptable

adjective

good enough but not very good

decent

adjective

good, or good enough

respectable

adjective

if an amount is respectable, it is good enough

reasonable

adjective

fairly good, although not extremely good

tolerable

adjective

formal satisfactory but not very good

all right

adjective

mainly spoken satisfactory or fairly pleasant, but not excellent

OK

adjective

spoken satisfactory. This word often shows that you think that something is not as good as it could or should be

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a condition when a person cannot see clearly objects that are close; long sightedness

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