agreeable


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.

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agreeably ADV-GRADED

At first we chatted agreeably about his trips to London and Paris...

The sisters were agreeably surprised to find out that the King of Spain had been their rescuer.

2) ADJ-GRADED If someone is agreeable, they are pleasant and try to please people.

...sharing a bottle of wine with an agreeable companion...

I've gone out of my way to be agreeable to his friends.

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3) ADJ-GRADED: v-link ADJ, oft ADJ to n If you are agreeable to something or if it is agreeable to you, you are willing to do it or to allow it to happen. [FORMAL]

She was agreeable to the project...

If you are agreeable, my husband's office will make all the necessary arrangements.

...a solution that would be agreeable to all.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • 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

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  • 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

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