agreeable

agreeable
adjective Date: 14th century 1. pleasing to the mind or senses especially as according well with one's tastes or needs <
an agreeable companion
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an agreeable change
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2. ready or willing to agree or consent <
I'm agreeable to their proposal
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3. being in harmony ; consonantagreeability nounagreeableness nounagreeably adverb

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  • Agreeable — A*gree a*ble, a. [F. agr[ e]able.] 1. Pleasing, either to the mind or senses; pleasant; grateful; as, agreeable manners or remarks; an agreeable person; fruit agreeable to the taste. [1913 Webster] A train of agreeable reveries. Goldsmith. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agreeable — [adj1] pleasing acceptable, dandy, delicious, delightful, enjoyable, fair, fine, gratifying, hunky dory*, mild, nice, peach*, peachy*, pleasant, pleasurable, pleasureful, pussycat*, ready, satisfying, spiffy*, swell*, to one’s liking, to one’s… …   New thesaurus

  • agreeable — [ə grē′ə bəl] adj. [ME & OFr agreable < agreer, AGREE] 1. pleasing or pleasant [an agreeable odor] 2. willing or ready to consent 3. conformable or in accord 4. that can be approved; acceptable [a contract agreeable to both parties] …   English World dictionary

  • agreeable — I (amenable) adjective acceptable, accommodating, accordant, acquiescent, amiable, apropos, appropriate, charming, coexistent, compatible, complaisant, compliant, concordant, conformable, congenial, congruous, consensual, consenting, cordial,… …   Law dictionary

  • agreeable — (adj.) late 14c., to one s liking, from O.Fr. agreable (12c., Mod.Fr. agréable) pleasing, in agreement, consenting, thankful, from agreer to please (see AGREE (Cf. agree)). Related: Agreeably …   Etymology dictionary

  • agreeable — grateful, pleasing, *pleasant, gratifying, welcome Analogous words: *comfortable, easy, restful: *delightful, delectable: attractive, charming, alluring (see under ATTRACT) Antonyms: disagreeable Contrasted words: *repugnant, repellent …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • agreeable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) pleasant. 2) willing to agree to something. 3) acceptable. DERIVATIVES agreeableness noun agreeably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • agreeable — [[t]əgri͟ːəb(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If something is agreeable, it is pleasant and you enjoy it. ...workers in more agreeable and better paid occupations. ...an agreeable surprise. Syn: nice Ant: disagreeable Derived words: agreeably …   English dictionary

  • agreeable — adj. 1) mutually agreeable 2) agreeable to (they were all agreeable to our proposal; is this agreeable to you?) * * * [ə griːəb(ə)l] mutually agreeable agreeable to (they were all agreeable to our proposal; is this agreeable to you?) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • agreeable — adj. (formal) 1 pleasant VERBS ▪ be, look, sound ▪ It all sounds very agreeable. ▪ find sb/sth ▪ He finds her very agreeable …   Collocations dictionary

  • agreeable — a|gree|a|ble [əˈgri:əbəl] adj 1.) written or old fashioned pleasant ≠ ↑disagreeable ▪ We spent a most agreeable couple of hours. ▪ an agreeable young man 2.) be agreeable to sth formal to be willing to do something or willing to allow something… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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