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1. Meriting respect or esteem; worthy.
2. Of or appropriate to good or proper behavior or conventional conduct.
3. Of moderately good quality: respectable work.
4. Considerable in amount, number, or size: a respectable sum of money.
5. Acceptable in appearance; presentable: a respectable hat.

re·spect′a·bil′i·ty (-bĭl′ĭ-tē), re·spect′a·ble·ness n.
re·spect′a·bly adv.
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Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance:
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"Come hither, lad," he said, leading the bee- hunter by a button to the land, and speaking apart in a tone of admonition and confidence; "much has passed atween us on the pleasures and respectableness of a life in the woods, or on the borders.
Collins from the antiquity of his service and the respectableness of his character, approached Mr.