In an acceptable manner; in a manner to please or give satisfaction. (adverb)
To an acceptable degree. (adverb)
Examples of word acceptably
â€œConfigurations of Feminine Reform: The Woman Writer and the Tradition of Dissentâ€ (1994), Marlon Ross argues that for Romantic women writers the act of writing, and furthermore of writing on behalf of liberal reform initiatives, constituted a â€œdouble dissensionâ€ that could be mitigated by generic manipulation of two sorts: either disguise women's political speech in acceptably feminine modes like the conduct manual or feminize conventional political modes (94).
Then we read and hear the word acceptably and profitably when we do according to what is written therein, when what appears to be our duty is revived after it has been neglected.
A few slipped in to be called acceptably midwestern, small town American.
Quite often orgiastic too, not to mention 'acceptably' (so some would have it) depraved.
Mutering "acceptably" in the corner like a Church of England Archbishop about Jesus is not going to convert or convince anyone.