Biddable
Biddable Bid"da*ble, a. Obedient; docile. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • biddable — [bid′ə bəl] adj. 1. ready to do as bidden; obedient 2. worth bidding on [a biddable bridge hand] …   English World dictionary

  • biddable — index loyal, obedient, pliable, resigned Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • biddable — docile, amenable, tractable, *obedient Analogous words: *compliant, acquiescent: obliging, complaisant, good natured, *amiable: submissive, *tame Antonyms: willful Contrasted words: intractable, refractory, recalcitrant, headstrong, ungovernable …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • biddable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ meekly ready to accept and follow instructions …   English terms dictionary

  • biddable — biddability, biddableness, n. biddably, adv. /bid euh beuhl/, adj. 1. Cards. adequate to bid upon: a biddable suit. 2. willing to do what is asked; obedient; tractable; docile: a biddable child. 3. that may be acquired by bidding: biddable… …   Universalium

  • biddable — bid|da|ble [ bıdəbl ] adjective someone who is biddable does what people tell them without arguing or complaining …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • biddable — UK [ˈbɪdəb(ə)l] / US adjective someone who is biddable does what people tell them without arguing or complaining …   English dictionary

  • biddable — bid•da•ble [[t]ˈbɪd ə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) willing to do what is asked; obedient: a biddable child[/ex] 2) cvb capable of being bid or bid on • Etymology: 1820–30 bid da•bil′i•ty, bid′da•ble•ness, n. bid′da•bly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • biddable — /ˈbɪdəbəl / (say biduhbuhl) adjective 1. willing to do what is asked; obedient; docile. 2. Cards adequate to bid upon: a biddable hand at bridge. {bid + a + able} …   Australian English dictionary

  • biddable — adjective Date: circa 1768 1. easily led, taught, or controlled ; docile 2. capable of being bid • biddability noun • biddably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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