Synonyms for (adjective) polite

Synonyms: polite

Definition: showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.

Similar words: mannerly, well-mannered

Definition: socially correct in behavior


Similar words: courteous, gracious, nice

Definition: exhibiting courtesy and politeness

Usage: a nice gesture


Synonyms: polite, genteel, civilised, civilized, cultivated, cultured

Definition: marked by refinement in taste and manners

Usage: cultivated speech; cultured Bostonians; cultured tastes; a genteel old lady; polite society

Similar words: refined

Definition: (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel

Usage: she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship; refined people with refined taste