agreeable

  • 1 Agreeable — 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. [1913 Webster] A train of agreeable reveries. Goldsmith. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 agreeable — [adj1] pleasing acceptable, dandy, delicious, delightful, enjoyable, fair, fine, gratifying, hunky dory*, mild, nice, peach*, peachy*, pleasant, pleasurable, pleasureful, pussycat*, ready, satisfying, spiffy*, swell*, to one’s liking, to one’s… …

    New thesaurus

  • 3 agreeable — [ə grē′ə bəl] adj. [ME & OFr agreable < agreer, AGREE] 1. pleasing or pleasant [an agreeable odor] 2. willing or ready to consent 3. conformable or in accord 4. that can be approved; acceptable [a contract agreeable to both parties] …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 agreeable — I (amenable) adjective acceptable, accommodating, accordant, acquiescent, amiable, apropos, appropriate, charming, coexistent, compatible, complaisant, compliant, concordant, conformable, congenial, congruous, consensual, consenting, cordial,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 agreeable to — index pursuant to Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 agreeable — (adj.) late 14c., to one s liking, from O.Fr. agreable (12c., Mod.Fr. agréable) pleasing, in agreement, consenting, thankful, from agreer to please (see AGREE (Cf. agree)). Related: Agreeably …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 agreeable — grateful, pleasing, *pleasant, gratifying, welcome Analogous words: *comfortable, easy, restful: *delightful, delectable: attractive, charming, alluring (see under ATTRACT) Antonyms: disagreeable Contrasted words: *repugnant, repellent …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 agreeable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) pleasant. 2) willing to agree to something. 3) acceptable. DERIVATIVES agreeableness noun agreeably adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 agreeable — [[t]əgri͟ːəb(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If something is agreeable, it is pleasant and you enjoy it. ...workers in more agreeable and better paid occupations. ...an agreeable surprise. Syn: nice Ant: disagreeable Derived words: agreeably …

    English dictionary

  • 10 agreeable — adj. 1) mutually agreeable 2) agreeable to (they were all agreeable to our proposal; is this agreeable to you?) * * * [ə griːəb(ə)l] mutually agreeable agreeable to (they were all agreeable to our proposal; is this agreeable to you?) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 agreeable — adj. (formal) 1 pleasant VERBS ▪ be, look, sound ▪ It all sounds very agreeable. ▪ find sb/sth ▪ He finds her very agreeable …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 agreeable — a|gree|a|ble [əˈgri:əbəl] adj 1.) written or old fashioned pleasant ≠ ↑disagreeable ▪ We spent a most agreeable couple of hours. ▪ an agreeable young man 2.) be agreeable to sth formal to be willing to do something or willing to allow something… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 agreeable — adjective /ʌˈɡɹi.ʌ.bəl/ a) 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. . b) Willing; ready to agree or consent.… …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 agreeable — adjective 1 pleasant or acceptable: an agreeable spot for a picnic 2 someone who is agreeable is very nice and is liked by other people: an agreeable young man 3 be agreeable to sth formal to be willing to do something or willing to allow… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 agreeable — agreeability, agreeableness, n. agreeably, adv. /euh gree euh beuhl/, adj. 1. to one s liking; pleasing: agreeable manners; an agreeable sensation. 2. willing or ready to agree or consent: Are you agreeable to my plans for Saturday? 3. suitable;… …

    Universalium

  • 16 agreeable — a|gree|a|ble [ ə griəbl ] adjective 1. ) acceptable or able to be agreed on: agreeable to: Can mediators produce a compromise that is agreeable to both sides? 2. ) OLD FASHIONED pleasant, nice, or satisfactory: an agreeable young woman be… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 agreeable — UK [əˈɡriːəb(ə)l] / US [əˈɡrɪəb(ə)l] adjective 1) acceptable or able to be agreed on agreeable to: Can mediators produce a compromise that is agreeable to both sides? 2) formal pleasant, nice, or satisfactory an agreeable young woman • be… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 agreeable — adjective Date: 14th century 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 < I m agreeable to their proposal > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 agreeable — adjective 1) an agreeable atmosphere of rural tranquility Syn: pleasant, pleasing, enjoyable, pleasurable, nice, to one s liking, appealing, charming, delightful See note at pleasant Ant …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 agreeable — adjective 1) an agreeable atmosphere Syn: pleasant, pleasing, enjoyable, pleasurable, nice, appealing, relaxing, friendly, congenial 2) an agreeable man Syn: likeable, amiable …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary