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See definition of passably on Dictionary.com
  • as inall right
  • as inenough
  • as infairly
  • as inmoderately
  • as inrather

synonyms for passably

  • acceptably
  • adequately
  • okay
  • tolerably
  • unobjectionably
  • well enough
  • adequately
  • kind of
  • moderately
  • quite
  • rather
  • reasonably
  • averagely
  • enough
  • more or less
  • pretty well
  • ratherish
  • some
  • something
  • sort of
  • so-so
  • tolerably
  • a little
  • fairly
  • quite
  • rather
  • reasonably
  • slightly
  • somewhat
  • pretty
  • averagely
  • enough
  • gently
  • in moderation
  • in reason
  • kind of
  • more or less
  • more than not
  • not exactly
  • quite a bit
  • some
  • something
  • sort of
  • so-so
  • temperately
  • tolerable
  • tolerably
  • tolerantly
  • within limits
  • within reason
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antonyms for passably

MOST RELEVANT
  • unsatisfactorily
  • inadequately
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How to use passably in a sentence

They both say that you are looking well, and I suppose I may conclude from that that you are feeling passably.
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Aunt: “Camp generally becomes passably comfortable just as one nears the end of the trip.”
POLLY THE PAGANISABEL ANDERSON
She was one of the servants of the inn, and, like most of her class, she was very inquisitive and passably wanton.
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
Jon saw the fixed object; it had dark eyes and passably dark hair, and changed its position, but never its shape.
THE FORSYTE SAGA, VOLUME III.JOHN GALSWORTHY
It will take England a great while to get over her airs of patronage toward us, or even passably to conceal them.
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If not attractive nor passably young, these nomadic spinsters are sure to be exceedingly odd.
THE GIRL OF THE PERIOD AND OTHER SOCIAL ESSAYS, VOL. II (OF 2)ELIZA LYNN LINTON
However, on the whole, the couple got along passably well—for Karl never took Louise too seriously!
BLOOD AND IRONJOHN HUBERT GREUSEL
Sir, I have a daughter, who is considered passably good-looking by certain appreciative individuals.
PUNCHINELLO VOL. 1, NO. 21, AUGUST 20, 1870VARIOUS
Then Gladys played passably well, and he sang a duet with her, in a way that made her feel a little ashamed of her own singing.
STRANGE STORIESGRANT ALLEN
As Manito grows at this Station, its vine characters are all good and the fruit is passably so.
THE GRAPES OF NEW YORKU. P. HEDRICK
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WORDS RELATED TO PASSABLY

  • acceptably
  • adequately
  • okay
  • passably
  • tolerably
  • unobjectionably
  • well enough
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