decent

decent
مُنَاسِب \ appropriate: suitable; proper for a special purpose or person: My employer always wears a suit in the office because he thinks it appropriate. apt: very suitable. convenient: useful; easy to deal with; suitable; causing no difficulty or discomfort: We arranged a convenient time and place for our meeting. This knife is a very convenient tool. decent: right and suitable: Everyone should have decent conditions of work. due: proper; suitable: With due respect. fit: suitable, good enough: The water was not fit to drink, (with a and adj.) fitting This coat is a good fit. fitting: right; suitable; proper: It is fitting that we should remember him on his birthday. practical: (of people or plans) concerned with action, not with ideas; (of things or ideas) suitable for use: His plans cost too much to be practical. She wore very practical clothing (suited to one’s activity or to the weather). proper: correct, suitable: Eat your food at the proper time, not during lessons. relevant: concerned with the matter that is being considered: Don’t waste time with points that are not relevant to this case. right: correct; not mistaken; suitable: the right answer; the right time; the right kind of cloth, the right way to play. seemly: old use fit; proper: seemly behaviour in church. sensible: wise; having or showing good sense; suitable: People should wear sensible clothes for climbing mountains. suitable: satisfactory; meeting one’s needs: Fur coats are not suitable for use in hot weather. \ See Also ملائم (مُلائِم)، مقبول (مَقْبول)، منطبق (مُنْطَبِق)، صحيح (صَحيح)، مريح (مريح)‏

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  • décent — décent, ente [ desɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • XVe; lat. decens, de decere → décence 1 ♦ Qui est conforme à la décence (notamment en matière sexuelle). ⇒ bienséant, convenable. Une conduite peu décente. Tenue décente. ⇒ chaste, pudique. 2 ♦ Vieilli Qui a de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • decent — DECÉNT, Ă, decenţi, te, adj. Cuviincios, pudic. – Din fr. décent, lat. decens, ntis. Trimis de RACAI, 27.03.2009. Sursa: DEX 98  Decent ≠ indecent, necuviincios, impertinent, insolent, neruşinat, obraznic Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • decent — de cent (d[=e] sent), a. [L. decens, decentis, p. pr. of decere to be fitting or becoming; akin to decus glory, honor, ornament, Gr. dokei^n to seem good, to seem, think; cf. Skr. d[=a][,c] to grant, to give; and perh. akin to E. attire, tire: cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decent — [dē′sənt] adj. [MFr décent < L decens (gen decentis), prp. of decere, to befit < IE base * dek̑ , to receive, greet, be suitable, teach > Sans da̍kšati, (he) is helpful, L docere, to teach, Gr dokein, to think, seem] 1. proper and… …   English World dictionary

  • décent — décent, ente (dé san, san t ) adj. 1°   Qui est conforme à la décence. Costume décent. Mise décente. •   Ce n est point assez que les moeurs du théâtre ne soient point mauvaises, il faut encore qu elles soient décentes et instructives, LA BRUY. I …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • décent — DÉCENT, ENTE. adject. Qui est dans les termes de la décence, selon les règles de la bienséance et de l honnêteté extérieure. Il n est pas décent à un Magistrat de... Être en habit décent …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • decent — 1530s, proper to one s station or rank, also tasteful, from M.Fr. décent, or directly from L. decentem (nom. decens) becoming, seemly, fitting, proper, prp. of decere to be fitting or suitable, from PIE *deke , from root *dek to take, accept, to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • decent — [adj1] respectable, appropriate approved, becoming, befitting, chaste, clean, comely, comme il faut, conforming, continent, correct, decorous, delicate, ethical, fit, fitting, good, honest, honorable, immaculate, mannerly, modest, moral, nice,… …   New thesaurus

  • decent — Decent, [decen]te. adj. Qui est dans les termes de la decence, selon les regles de la bienseance, & de l honnesteté exterieure. Il n est pas decent à un Magistrat. estre en habit decent …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • decent — Decent, et convenable, Decens. Il est decent et raisonnable de faire ainsi, Fieri sic decet. Cic …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Decēnt — (v. lat.), schicklich, anständig; daher Decenz, Anstand, Schicklichkeit …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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