agreeable
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /əˈɡɹiːəbl/
Adjective

agreeable

  1. Pleasing, either to the mind or senses; pleasant; grateful.
    agreeable manners
    agreeable remarks
    an agreeable person
    fruit agreeable to the taste
    • :
      A train of agreeable reveries.
  2. (colloquial) Willing; ready to agree or consent.
    • :
      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.
  3. Agreeing or suitable; conformable; correspondent; concordant; adapted; followed by to, or 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; used adverbially
    Agreeable to the order of the day, the House took up the report.
Synonyms
  • (pleasing, pleasant) seeSynonyms en
  • (willing) seeSynonyms en
  • (conforming) seeSynonyms en
Translations Translations Translations
  • Russian: прие́млемый
  • Spanish: conforme
Noun

agreeable (plural agreeables)

  1. Something pleasing; anything that is agreeable.
    • 1855, Blackwood's magazine (volume 77, page 331)
      The disagreeables of travelling are necessary evils, to be encountered for the sake of the agreeables of resting and looking round you.



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