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Meaning of AGREEABLE

Pronunciation:  u'greeubul

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.

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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