from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. That can be passed, traversed, or crossed; navigable: a passable road.
- adj. Acceptable for general circulation: passable currency.
- adj. Satisfactory but not outstanding; adequate: The actors gave passable performances but the singers seemed unrehearsed.
- adj. That can be legislated: a passable bill.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. That may be passed or traversed.
- adj. Tolerable; satisfactory; adequate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being passed, traveled, navigated, traversed, penetrated, or the like
- adj. Capable of being freely circulated or disseminated; acceptable; generally receivable; current.
- adj. Such as may be accepted or allowed to pass without serious objection; adequate; acceptable; tolerable; admissable; moderate; mediocre.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being passed, traveled, navigated, traversed, penetrated, or the like: as, the roads are not passable; the stream is passable in boats.
- That may be passed from hand to hand as a thing of value; current; receivable: as, bills passable in lieu of coin.
- Such as may be allowed to pass; allowable; admissible; tolerable; reaching or just rising above mediocrity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. able to be passed or traversed or crossed
- adj. about average; acceptable
From French passable (Wiktionary)