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agreeable


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  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. 
  --L'Estrange. 
 
  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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  agreeable 
  adj  1:  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  [syn:  {congenial}]  [ant:  {uncongenial}] 
  2:  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"  [ant:  {disagreeable}] 
  3:  highly  pleasing;  "pleasureful  relaxation";  "an  agreeable 
  prospect"  [syn:  {pleasureful}] 
  4:  in  keeping;  "salaries  agreeable  with  current  trends";  "plans 
  conformable  with  your  wishes";  "expressed  views  concordant 
  with  his  background"  [syn:  {accordant},  {conformable},  {consonant}, 
  {in  accord(p)},  {in  agreement(p)},  {concordant}] 
  5:  prepared  to  agree  or  consent;  "agreeable  to  the  plan" 




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