Definitions for: Respectable

[adj] large in amount or extent or degree; "it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune"
[adj] deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"
[adj] worthy of respect; "a respectable woman"

Webster (1913) Definition: Re*spect"a*ble (-?-b'l), a. [F. respectable, LL.
1. Worthy of respect; fitted to awaken esteem; deserving
regard; hence, of good repute; not mean; as, a respectable
citizen. ``The respectable quarter of Sicca.'' --J. H.

No government, any more than an individual, will
long be respected, without being truly respectable.

2. Moderate in degree of excellence or in number; as, a
respectable performance; a respectable audience.
--Re*spect"a*ble*ness,n. -- Re*spect"a*bly, adv.

Synonyms: considerable, decent, estimable, fair, good, goodish, goodly, hefty, honorable, nice, presentable, reputable, sizable, sizeable, tidy, worthy

Antonyms: unrespectable

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