agreeable


agreeable
a|gree|a|ble [əˈgri:əbəl] adj
1.) written or old-fashioned pleasant
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 to be done
My parents are quite agreeable to my studying abroad.
3.) acceptable
agreeable to
The main objective is to find a solution that is agreeable to the company in terms of cost.
>agreeably adv
I think you'll be agreeably surprised by what I'm going to say.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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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 to — index pursuant to Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   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


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