passable: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pas'u-bul, pä'su-), [key]
— adj.
  1. capable of being passed through, beyond, or over; fit to be traversed, penetrated, crossed, etc., as a road, forest, or stream.
  2. adequate; acceptable: a passable knowledge of French.
  3. capable of being circulated legally or having a valid currency, as a coin.
  4. capable of being or liable to be ratified or enacted: passable legislation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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