amicable

[am-i-kuh-buhl]
adjective
characterized by or showing goodwill; friendly; peaceable: an amicable settlement.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Late Latin amīcābilis, equivalent to amīc(us) friend, friendly + -ābilis -able; cf. amiable

amicability, amicableness, noun
amicably, adverb
unamicability, noun
unamicable, adjective
unamicableness, noun
unamicably, adverb

amiable, amicable.


agreeable.
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amicable (ˈæmɪkəbəl)
 
adj
characterized by friendliness: an amicable agreement
 
[C15: from Late Latin amīcābilis, from Latin amīcus friend; related to amāre to love]
 
amica'bility
 
n
 
'amicableness
 
n
 
'amicably
 
adv

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amicable
1530s, from L.L. amicabilis "friendly," a word in Roman law, from L. amicus "friend," related to amare "to love" (see Amy).
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Example sentences
For a time, it seemed the parties might resolve the dispute amicably.
Most of the time, this ancient symbiosis proceeds amicably.
The companies said they had agreed to terminate the pact amicably one year
  early because their research priorities have changed.
Monica is a painter: middle-aged, well preserved, amicably divorced.
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