Agreeable

Word AGREEABLE
Character 9
Hyphenation a gree a ble
Pronunciations /əˈɡɹiːəbl/

Definitions and meanings of "Agreeable"

What do we mean by agreeable?

To one's liking; pleasing. adjective

Suitable; conformable. adjective

Ready to consent or submit. adjective

Suitable; conformable; correspondent: as, conduct agreeable to the moral law.

In this sense agreeable is sometimes incorrectly used for agreeably: as, agreeable to the order of the day, the house took up the report of the committee.

Pleasing, either to the mind or to the senses; to one's liking: as, agreeable manners; fruit agreeable to the taste.

Willing or ready to agree or consent: now used only or chiefly as a colloquialism.

Agreeing one with another; concordant.

Synonyms Fitting, befitting, appropriate, consonant (with). Pleasing, etc. See pleasant.

Pleasing, either to the mind or senses; pleasant; grateful adjective

Willing; ready to agree or consent. adjective

Agreeing or suitable; conformable; correspondent; concordant; adapted; -- followed by to, rarely by with. adjective

In pursuance, conformity, or accordance; -- in this sense used adverbially for agreeably. adjective

Pleasing, either to the mind or senses; pleasant; grateful. adjective

Willing; ready to agree or consent. adjective

Agreeing or suitable; conformable; correspondent; concordant; adapted; followed by to, or rarely by with. adjective

In pursuance, conformity, or accordance; used adverbially adjective

In keeping adjective

Conforming to your own liking or feelings or nature adjective

Prepared to agree or consent adjective

Something pleasing; anything that is agreeable.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Agreeable

The word "agreeable" in example sentences

It was a short note from her brother apologizing for not being at the docks to meet her, and letting her know that he trusted Mrs. Black and Mrs. Dark—I call them the Dark Sisters, Tessie, for obvious reasons, and they seem to find the name agreeable! ❋ Cassandra Clare (2010)

The Vice Dean reminded us of a significance of a comments of Enobarbus as a shrewd as good as mostly sarcastic spectator of this adore affair: an researcher both detered by his master's debility in agreeable to Cleopatra's charming energy as good as fascinated himself by a Egyptian queen's witchery. ❋ Admin (2009)

In an earlier scene, he stumbles over to Nancy to deliver a drunken boast that Adelita is far superior to Silas, whom he labels agreeable but “a simple boy.” ❋ Unknown (2009)

The only instance where I am not agreeable is when I feel, for some reason, that I have to be. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Under this circumstance the mind is kept constantly in agreeable suspense. ❋ Unknown (2002)

In the management of my business I led a very active and busy life -- a life, in short, agreeable to my own taste. ❋ Unknown (N/A)

You can hardly make the word agreeable to English ears without this comfortable reference to the reassuring science of archæology. ❋ Thomas Stearns (1920)

"I'll make the terms agreeable," replied the sergeant. ❋ Unknown (1910)

Half the candidates were described as agreeable, while the other half were described as disagreeable. ❋ Ph.D. Art Markman (2012)

When the participants evaluated women for the management track, their judgments were not affected by whether the candidate was described as agreeable or disagreeable. ❋ Ph.D. Art Markman (2012)

Much of the comfort of human life lies in agreeable relations. ❋ Unknown (1721)

Now the father loved the elder, who was called Esau, a name agreeable to his roughness, for the Hebrews call such a hairy roughness [Esau, [31] or] Seir; but Jacob the younger was best beloved by his mother. ❋ Flavius Josephus (1709)

He calls the agreeable people “feeling” i.e. not “thinking” and says this: ❋ Unknown (2009)

In just the last two days, he added a new wrinkle to his proposed Fannie and Freddie backstop, promising in every public appearance that any injection of taxpayer money would be done only on terms agreeable to Fannie and Freddie. ❋ Unknown (2008)

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