Compliable Com*pli"a*ble, a. Capable of bending or yielding; apt to yield; compliant. [1913 Webster]

Another compliable mind. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The Jews . . . had made their religion compliable, and accommodated to their passions. --Jortin. [1913 Webster]

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  • compliable — [kəm plī′ə bəl] adj. Archaic COMPLIANT …   English World dictionary

  • compliable — compliableness, n. compliably, adv. /keuhm pluy euh beuhl/, adj. Archaic. compliant. [1625 35; COMPLY + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • compliable — com·pli·a·ble …   English syllables

  • compliable — /kəmˈplaɪəbəl/ (say kuhm pluyuhbuhl) adjective → compliant. –compliableness, noun –compliably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • compliable — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Incompliable — In com*pli a*ble, a. Not compliable; not conformable. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • consenting — I adjective accommodating, accordant, acquiescent, acquiescing, agreeable, agreeing, allowing, approving, assentient, assenting, assentive, compliable, compliant, concordant, consentaneous, consentient, favorably inclined, in accord, in agreement …   Law dictionary

  • consistent — I adjective accordant, agreeing, alike, coherent, cohering, compatible, compliable, concordant, conformable, congruent with, congruous, consonant, constans, conveniens, correspondent, equable, equal, harmonious, logical, not contradictory,… …   Law dictionary

  • abject — Synonyms and related words: abominable, accepting, acquiescent, agreeable, apologetic, arrant, assenting, atrocious, backscratching, base, beggarly, bootlicking, cheesy, complaisant, compliable, compliant, complying, consenting, contemptible,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • accepting — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, abject, acquiescent, agreeable, armed with patience, assenting, at ease, clement, comfortable, compassionate, complaisant, compliable, compliant, complying, composed, consenting, content, contented,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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