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Meaning of AGREEABLE

Pronunciation:  u'greeubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  to your own liking or feelings or nature; "Is the plan agreeable to you?"; "he's an agreeable fellow"; "My idea of an agreeable person...is a person who agrees with me"- Disraeli; "an agreeable manner"
  2. [adj]  prepared to agree or consent; "agreeable to the plan"
  3. [adj]  suitable to your needs or similar to your nature; "a congenial atmosphere to work in"; "two congenial spirits united...by mutual confidence and reciprocal virtues"- T.L.Peacock
  4. [adj]  in keeping; "salaries agreeable with current trends"; "plans conformable with your wishes"; "expressed views concordant with his background"
  5. [adj]  highly pleasing; "pleasureful relaxation"; "an agreeable prospect"
 

AGREEABLE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: accordant, compatible, concordant, conformable, congenial, consistent, consonant, in accord(p), in agreement(p), pleasing, pleasureful, sociable, sympathetic
 
 Antonyms: disagreeable, incompatible, uncongenial
 
 See Also: friendly, good-natured

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

         A train of agreeable reveries.        --Goldsmith.

2. Willing; ready to agree or consent. [Colloq.]

         These Frenchmen give unto the said captain of Calais
         a great sum of money, so that he will be but content
         and agreeable that they may enter into the said
         town.                                 --Latimer.

3. Agreeing or suitable; conformable; correspondent;
   concordant; adapted; -- followed by to, rarely by with.

         That which is agreeable to the nature of one thing,
         is many times contrary to the nature of another.
                                               --L'Estrange.

4. In pursuance, conformity, or accordance; -- in this sense
   used adverbially for agreeably; as, agreeable to the order
   of the day, the House took up the report.

Syn: Pleasing; pleasant; welcome; charming; acceptable;
     amiable. See {Pleasant}.

 
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