AskDefine | Define commendable

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commendable adj : worthy of high praise; "applaudable efforts to save the environment"; "a commendable sense of purpose"; "laudable motives of improving housing conditions"; "a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence" [syn: applaudable, laudable, praiseworthy] adv : in an admirable manner; "the children's responses were admirably normal" [syn: admirably, laudably, praiseworthily]

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  1. Worthy of commendation; deserving praise; admirable, creditable or meritorious.

Extensive Definition

Commendable is a retired American thoroughbred racehorse, best known for his victory in the 2000 Belmont Stakes.
Commendable's career also featured a second place finish in the Super Derby and a third place finish in the Travers Stakes.
He is currently standing in the Republic of South Korea.

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