adverb see passable

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  • Passably — Pass a*bly, adv. Tolerably; moderately. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • passably — index fairly (moderately) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • passably — [pasə blē] adv. 1. well enough; acceptably 2. moderately; somewhat …   English World dictionary

  • passably — /pas euh blee, pah seuh /, adv. fairly; moderately: a passably good novel. [1600 10; PASSABLE + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • passably — pass|a|bly [ˈpa:səbli US ˈpæs ] adv in a way that is fairly good, but not excellent ▪ There were one or two passably funny jokes but it was mostly dull …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • passably — passable ► ADJECTIVE 1) acceptable, but not outstanding. 2) able to be travelled along or on. DERIVATIVES passably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • passably — adverb In a passable fashion, moderately; adequately …   Wiktionary

  • passably — pæsÉ™blɪ / pɑːs adv. in a reasonable manner, satisfactorily, acceptably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • passably — adv fairly, moderately, tolerably, mildly; rather, somewhat, pretty much, appreciably; relatively, partly, partially, comparatively; to a certain degree or extent, to some degree, to a degree; in a way, in a manner of speaking, after a fashion;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • passably — pass·ably …   English syllables

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