agree·​able | \ ə-ˈgrē-ə-bəl How to pronounce agreeable (audio) \

Definition of agreeable

1 : pleasing to the mind or senses especially as according well with one's tastes or needs an agreeable companion an agreeable change
2 : ready or willing to agree or consent was agreeable to the plan
3 : being in harmony : consonant
4 : able to be accepted : acceptable used with toa plan that is agreeable to everyone

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Other Words from agreeable

agreeability \ ə-​ˌgrē-​ə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce agreeability (audio) \ noun
agreeableness \ ə-​ˈgrē-​ə-​bəl-​nəs How to pronounce agreeableness (audio) \ noun
agreeably \ ə-​ˈgrē-​ə-​blē How to pronounce agreeably (audio) \ adverb

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Examples of agreeable in a Sentence

He's a very agreeable young man. Traffic is one of the less agreeable aspects of city life. They spent an agreeable evening together. I suggested that we leave early, and she seemed agreeable.
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Recent Examples on the Web And Skye, who has now found her zen after poisoning Payton, always ends up being the agreeable middle person. Shannon Carlin,, "The Politician Season 2 Binge Club Recap: Episodes 1-7," 24 June 2020 Assigned the most skilled, most agreeable slaves inside their house to cook and clean. Brought the prettiest slaves into their bedroom. Gregg Doyel, The Indianapolis Star, "Doyel: Remember racist traitors, don't honor them with Garfield Park monument," 8 June 2020 The Charlotte host committee is refusing to give up, imploring the RNC and the state’s governor on Thursday to keep talking in hopes of finding a mutually agreeable way to keep the event in the city. Todd J. Gillman, Dallas News, "Dallas is on GOP’s convention short list, but Trump wants a packed arena and venues aren’t available," 4 June 2020 Following the hashtag is an agreeable way to waste a few minutes or a moral imperative, depending on your feelings about the band. Bill Goodykoontz, azcentral, "BTS fans in Phoenix beg for a K Pop concert with #BTSxAZ on Twitter," 7 June 2019 Today’s daily digit A somewhat subjective rating of the day’s weather, on a scale of 0 to 10. 7/10: Very agreeable weather for holiday shopping, traveling and just generally being outside. Jason Samenow, Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Highs close to 50 degrees most days this week, and generally precipitation-free," 23 Dec. 2019 The Bucks had a loose, fun, agreeable, well-connected locker room during the season, and that hasn't changed as all of them have hunkered down at their homes. Matt Velazquez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Without access to hoops or one another, Bucks players are working to stay in shape and connected," 3 Apr. 2020 Beyond the Himalayan hurdles of a four-month shift in Derby logistics, preserving the continuity of a rescheduled Triple Crown on a timetable agreeable to its network partner would be a tremendous challenge under ordinary circumstances. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, "It's one thing to postpone the Kentucky Derby. Finding a new date was much harder," 16 Mar. 2020 The answer is a combination of genes, timing, a sportwide trend toward traditionalism and a very agreeable stud. Blair Braverman, Anchorage Daily News, "Meet the Dogfather, who has several pups racing in this year’s Iditarod," 14 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of agreeable

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for agreeable

Middle English agreable "pleasing, acceptable, willing to agree," borrowed from Anglo-French, from agreer "to please, consent, agree" + -able -able

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2 Jul 2020

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“Agreeable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of agreeable

somewhat formal + old-fashioned : pleasing to the mind or senses
: ready or willing to agree : willing to do or allow something
: able to be accepted


agree·​able | \ ə-ˈgrē-ə-bəl How to pronounce agreeable (audio) \

Kids Definition of agreeable

1 : pleasing to the mind or senses an agreeable taste
2 : willing to do, allow, or approve something She's agreeable to my idea.
3 : of a kind that can be accepted Is the schedule agreeable?

Other Words from agreeable

agreeably \ -​blē \ adverb

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