Dictionary Meaning and Definition on '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]
- Commendable \Com*mend"a*ble\, a.
Note: (Formerly accented on the first syllable.) [L.
Worthy of being commended or praised; laudable; praiseworthy.
Order and decent ceremonies in the church are not only
comely but commendable. --Bacon.
-- Com*mend"a*ble*ness, n. -- Com*mend"a*bly, adv.
Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Commendable'
Commendable (foaled 1997 in Kentucky) is a retired American Thoroughbred racehorse, best known for his victory in the 2000 Belmont Stakes.
Prior to the Belmont Stakes, Commendable had earned $88,470 in seven races and his only win had been back in August 1999 when he won a Del Mar maiden race for two-year-olds. In the Kentucky Derby he finished seventeenth in a nineteen-horse field after which his handlers chose not to run him in the Preakness Stakes.
Commendable's career also featured a second place finish in the Super Derby and a third place finish in the Travers Stakes.
He was retired to stud duty at Mill Ridge Farm in Lexington, Kentucky where he remained until 2005 when he was sent to a government-owned horse breeding operation in South Korea.[See more about Commendable at Dictionary 3.0 Encyclopedia]
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