agreeable

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adjective agree·able \ ə-ˈgrē-ə-bəl \

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 to
  • a plan that is agreeable to everyone

agreeability

play \-ˌgrē-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

agreeableness

play \-ˈgrē-ə-bəl-nəs\ noun

agreeably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of agreeable in a Sentence

  1. He's a very agreeable young man.

  2. Traffic is one of the less agreeable aspects of city life.

  3. They spent an agreeable evening together.

  4. I suggested that we leave early, and she seemed agreeable.

Recent Examples of agreeable from the Web

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Origin and Etymology of agreeable

see agree


AGREEABLE Defined for English Language Learners

agreeable

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adjective

Definition of agreeable for English Language Learners

  • : pleasing to the mind or senses

  • : ready or willing to agree : willing to do or allow something

  • : able to be accepted


AGREEABLE Defined for Kids

agreeable

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adjective agree·able \ ə-ˈgrē-ə-bəl \

Definition of agreeable for Students

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?

agreeably

\-blē\ adverb


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