presentable


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pre·sent·a·ble

 (prĭ-zĕn′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of being given, displayed, or offered: presentable gifts; presentable attire.
2. Fit for introduction to others: presentable relatives.

pre·sent′a·bil′i·ty, pre·sent′a·ble·ness n.
pre·sent′a·bly adv.

presentable

(prɪˈzɛntəbəl)
adj
1. fit to be presented or introduced to other people
2. fit to be displayed or offered
preˈsentableness, preˌsentaˈbility n
preˈsentably adv

pre•sent•a•ble

(prɪˈzɛn tə bəl)

adj.
1. capable of being presented.
2. of sufficiently good appearance; fit to be seen.
[1400–50]
pre•sent`a•bil′i•ty, pre•sent′a•ble•ness, n.
pre•sent′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.presentable - fit to be seen; "presentable clothes"
respectable - characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals; "a respectable woman"

presentable

adjective
1. tidy, elegant, well groomed, becoming, trim, spruce, dapper, natty (informal), smartly dressed, fit to be seen She managed to make herself presentable in time for work.
tidy unpresentable
2. satisfactory, suitable, decent, acceptable, proper, good enough, respectable, not bad (informal), tolerable, passable, O.K. or okay (informal) His score had reached a presentable total.
satisfactory unacceptable, unsatisfactory, poor, not good enough, below par, not up to scratch, rubbishy

presentable

adjective
Proper in appearance:
Informal: decent.
Translations
صالِح للتَّقْديم، لائِق
reprezentační
præsentabel
szalonképes
frambærilegur, boîlegur
reprezentačný
görünüşü düzgüniyi görünümlü

presentable

[prɪˈzentəbl] ADJpresentable
are you presentable? (= dressed) → ¿estás visible?
to make sth presentablearreglar algo
I must go and make myself presentablevoy a arreglarme un poco

presentable

[prɪˈzɛntəbəl] adjprésentable
to make o.s. presentable → se rendre présentable

presentable

adj clothes, roompräsentabel, vorzeigbar; foodakzeptabel, in Ordnung; to be presentable (person)sich sehen lassen können; to look presentable (person)akzeptabel aussehen, präsentabel aussehen; it’s not very presentabledamit kann man sich nicht gut sehen lassen; to make something presentableetw so herrichten, dass man es zeigen kann; to make oneself presentablesich zurechtmachen; you’re not presentable enough to godu siehst nicht akzeptabel genug aus, um dorthin zu gehen

presentable

[prɪˈzɛntəbl] adjpresentabile
to make o.s. presentable → rendersi presentabile, mettersi in ordine

present2

(priˈzent) verb
1. to give, especially formally or ceremonially. The child presented a bunch of flowers to the Queen; He was presented with a gold watch when he retired.
2. to introduce. May I present my wife (to you)?
3. to arrange the production of (a play, film etc). The Elizabethan Theatre Company presents `Hamlet', by William Shakespeare.
4. to offer (ideas etc) for consideration, or (a problem etc) for solving. She presents (=expresses) her ideas very clearly; The situation presents a problem.
5. to bring (oneself); to appear. He presented himself at the dinner table half an hour late.
preˈsenter noun
preˈsentable adjective
suitable to be seen, introduced etc. You don't look very presentable in those clothes.
ˌpresenˈtation (pre-) noun
1. the act of presenting. the presentation of the prizes; the presentation of a new play; (also adjective) a presentation ceremony; a presentation gold watch.
2. the manner in which written work etc is presented or set out. Try to improve the presentation of your work.
3. a performance, or set of repeated performances, of a play, opera etc. This is the best presentation of `Macbeth' that I've ever seen.
present arms
to hold a rifle upright in front of one, as a salute.
References in classic literature ?
I'm perfectly miserable, but if you consider me presentable, I die happy.
The particular impression I had received proved in the morning light, I repeat, not quite successfully presentable to Mrs.
My very shoes and stockings were purified and rendered presentable.
He wrote again to Linton, expressing his great desire to see him; and, had the invalid been presentable, I've no doubt his father would have permitted him to come.
I came out again, hotter and faster than ever, and dashed up to Highgate, at such a rate that I was there an hour too early; and, though I had not been, should have been obliged to stroll about to cool myself, before I was at all presentable.
As there seemed to be a tacit understanding that the Aged was not in a presentable state, and was therefore to be considered invisible, I made a pretence of being in complete ignorance of these proceedings.
Here are you and I, who consider ourselves twice as presentable and conversable as she, two old maids.
Her shining copper sheathing, her galvanised iron-work, her deck, white as ivory, betrayed the pride taken by John Bunsby in making her presentable.
In short, you will find your father a very presentable person, I assure you.
Yet, in spite of my experience of his free way of handling them, I did not quite see, I confess, how he could have obviated all the difficulties in the way of rendering them presentable to children.
Dressed in shore-togs, a white starched shirt, black jacket, and round hat, as I took him once to see Dona Rita, he was extremely presentable.
said the Prince de Conde to Raoul, "she is presentable enough.