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agreeable

[uh-gree-uh-buh l] /əˈgri ə bəl/
adjective
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; conformable (usually followed by to):
practice agreeable to theory.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English agreable < Anglo-French. See agree, -able
Related forms
agreeability, agreeableness, noun
agreeably, adverb
Synonyms
1. pleasant, likable, accommodating, gracious, amiable. 3. compatible, harmonious.
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British Dictionary definitions for agreeableness

agreeable

/əˈɡrɪəbəl/
adjective
1.
pleasing; pleasant
2.
prepared to consent
3.
foll by to or with. in keeping; consistent: salaries agreeable with current trends
4.
(foll by to) to one's liking: he said the terms were not agreeable to him
Derived Forms
agreeableness, noun
agreeably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for agreeableness

agreeable

adj.

late 14c., "to one's liking," from Old French agreable (12c., Modern French agréable) "pleasing, in agreement, consenting, thankful," from agreer "to please" (see agree). Related: Agreeably.

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