agreeable


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a·gree·a·ble

 (ə-grē′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. To one's liking; pleasing: agreeable weather.
2. Suitable; conformable: a practice agreeable to the law.
3. Ready to consent or submit: I am agreeable to your plan.

a·gree′a·bil′i·ty, a·gree′a·ble·ness n.
a·gree′a·bly adv.

agreeable

(əˈɡrɪəbəl)
adj
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.
aˈgreeableness n
aˈgreeably adv

a•gree•a•ble

(əˈgri ə bəl)

adj.
1. to one's liking; pleasing: agreeable manners.
2. willing or ready to agree or consent: Are you agreeable to my plans?
3. suitable; conformable (usu. fol. by to): practice agreeable to theory.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French]
a•gree`a•bil′i•ty, a•gree′a•ble•ness, n.
a•gree′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.agreeable - conforming 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"
disagreeable - not to your liking; "a disagreeable situation"
2.agreeable - in keepingagreeable - in keeping; "salaries agreeable with current trends"; "plans conformable with your wishes"; "expressed views concordant with his background"
consistent - (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable; "testimony consistent with the known facts"; "I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR
3.agreeable - prepared to agree or consentagreeable - prepared to agree or consent; "agreeable to the plan"
accordant - being in agreement or harmony; often followed by `with'; "a place perfectly accordant with man's nature"-Thomas Hardy

agreeable

adjective
1. pleasant, pleasing, satisfying, acceptable, delightful, enjoyable, gratifying, pleasurable, congenial, to your liking, to your taste, likable or likeable more agreeable and better paid occupations
pleasant offensive, unpleasant, horrid, displeasing, disagreeable, unlikable or unlikeable
2. pleasant, nice, friendly, sociable, affable, congenial, good-natured, likable or likeable I've gone out of my way to be agreeable to his friends
3. consenting, willing, agreeing, approving, sympathetic, complying, responsive, concurring, amenable, in accord, well-disposed, acquiescent She was agreeable to the project.
Quotations
"I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal" [Jane Austen]
"My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me" [Benjamin Disraeli Lothair]

agreeable

adjective
2. Pleasant and friendly in disposition:
4. Disposed to accept or agree:
Archaic: fain.
5. Ready to do favors for another:
Translations
مَرِيح، مُسْتَحْسَن
příjemný
behageligimødekommende
òægilegur, viîkunnanlegur
prijeten

agreeable

[əˈgriːəbl] ADJ
1. (= pleasing) [sensation, pastime, surprise] → agradable; [person] → agradable, simpático
it was agreeable having her in the officeera agradable tenerla en la oficina
she made a point of being agreeable to themse esforzó por ser agradable or simpática con ellos
2. (frm) (= acceptable) is that agreeable to you?¿está de acuerdo?, ¿está conforme?
a solution that would be agreeable to alluna solución satisfactoria para todos
3. (frm) (= willing) get your secretary to do it if she is agreeabledáselo a tu secretaria para que lo haga si a ella no le importa
she is agreeable to making the arrangementsno le importa encargarse de los preparativos

agreeable

[əˈgriːəbəl] adj
(= pleasant) → agréable
(= willing) → d'accord
to be agreeable to sth [person] → être d'accord avec qch
Are you agreeable to this? → Êtes-vous d'accord avec ceci?

agreeable

adj
(= pleasant)angenehm; decor, behaviournett
pred (= willing to agree)einverstanden; are you agreeable to that?, is that agreeable to you?sind Sie damit einverstanden?

agreeable

[əˈgriːəbl] adj (pleasing) → piacevole, gradevole; (willing) → disposto/a
to be agreeable to sth/to doing sth → essere ben disposto/a a qc/a fare qc
if you are agreeable → se sei d'accordo
are you agreeable to this? → è d'accordo con questo?

agree

(əˈgriː) past tense, past participle aˈgreed verb
1. (often with with) to think or say the same (as). I agreed with them that we should try again; The newspaper report does not agree with what he told us.
2. to say that one will do or allow something. He agreed to go; He agreed to our request.
3. (with with) to be good for (usually one's health). Cheese does not agree with me.
4. to be happy and friendly together. John and his wife don't agree.
aˈgreeable adjective
pleasant. She is a most agreeable person.
aˈgreeably adverb
aˈgreement noun
1. the state of agreeing. We are all in agreement.
2. a business, political etc arrangement, spoken or written. You have broken our agreement; We have signed an agreement.

agreeable

a. agradable, ameno-a, placentero-a, grato-a.
References in classic literature ?
As soon as Mr Allworthy returned home, he took Mr Blifil apart, and after some preface, communicated to him the proposal which had been made by Mr Western, and at the same time informed him how agreeable this match would be to himself.
He was, in fact, the most agreeable young man the sisters had ever known, and they were equally delighted with him.
Allen, when he talks of being sick of it, that I am sure he should not complain, for it is so very agreeable a place, that it is much better to be here than at home at this dull time of year.
My meaning is that I am a man," said Stryver, inflating himself at his friend as he made the punch, "who cares more to be agreeable, who takes more pains to be agreeable, who knows better how to be agreeable, in a woman's society, than you do.
Well, he certainly is very agreeable, and I give you leave to like him.
She declared them to be very agreeable girls indeed, which for her ladyship was enthusiastic admiration.
Anne found in Mrs Smith the good sense and agreeable manners which she had almost ventured to depend on, and a disposition to converse and be cheerful beyond her expectation.
Even Ali, who had hastened to obey the Count's summons, went forth from his master's presence in charmed amazement at the unusual animation and pleasure depicted on features ordinarily so stern and cold; while, as though dreading to put to flight the agreeable ideas hovering over his patron's meditations, whatever they were, the faithful Nubian walked on tiptoe towards the door, holding his breath, lest its faintest sound should dissipate his master's happy reverie.
That province of the kingdom of Damot, which I was assigned to by my superior, is called Ligonus, and is perhaps one of the most beautiful and agreeable places in the world; the air is healthful and temperate, and all the mountains, which are not very high, shaded with cedars.
For them all, that old-fashioned house with its gigantic mirrors, pre-Revolution furniture, powdered footmen, and the stern shrewd old man (himself a relic of the past century) with his gentle daughter and the pretty Frenchwoman who were reverently devoted to him presented a majestic and agreeable spectacle.
Not all wives are so kind as you, to be in such a hurry to communicate such agreeable news to their husbands.
Elton's being a remarkably handsome man, with most agreeable manners; and as she had no hesitation in following up the assurance of his admiration by agreeable hints, she was soon pretty confident of creating as much liking on Harriet's side, as there could be any occasion for.