What does amenable mean?

Definitions for amenableəˈmi nə bəl, əˈmɛn ə-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word amenable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. amenable, conformable(adj)

    disposed or willing to comply

    "someone amenable to persuasion"

  2. amenable, tractable(adj)

    readily reacting to suggestions and influences

    "a responsive student"

  3. amenable(adj)

    open to being acted upon in a certain way

    "an amenable hospitalization should not result in untimely death"; "the tumor was not amenable to surgical treatment"

  4. amenable(adj)

    liable to answer to a higher authority

    "the president is amenable to the constitutional court"

Wiktionary

  1. amenable(Adjective)

    Willing to respond to persuasion or suggestions.

  2. amenable(Adjective)

    Willing to comply with; agreeable.

  3. Origin: From as if *amenable, from amener, from a- + mener, from minare, Latin deponent minari.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amenable(adj)

    easy to be led; governable, as a woman by her husband

  2. Amenable(adj)

    liable to be brought to account or punishment; answerable; responsible; accountable; as, amenable to law

  3. Amenable(adj)

    liable to punishment, a charge, a claim, etc

  4. Amenable(adj)

    willing to yield or submit; responsive; tractable

  5. Origin: [F. amener to lead; (L. ad) = mener to lead, fr. L. minare to drive animals (properly by threatening cries), in LL. to lead; L. minari, to threaten, minae threats. See Menace.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Amenable

    a-mēn′a-bl, adj. easy to be led or governed: liable or subject to.—ns. Amenabil′ity, Amen′ableness.—adv. Amen′ably. [Fr. amener, to lead—a = L. ad, and mener, to lead—Low L. mināre, to lead, to drive (as cattle)—L. mināri, to threaten.]

Anagrams for amenable »

  1. beanmeal

  2. nameable

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of amenable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of amenable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of amenable

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Translations for amenable

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • отзивчив, послушен, поддаващ се, сговорчив, податливBulgarian
  • gefügig, fügsam, zugängig, ansprechbar, zugänglichGerman
  • σύμφωνος, πρόθυμοςGreek
  • receptivo, agradable, susceptibleSpanish
  • تابعPersian
  • vastaanottavainen, myöntyväinenFinnish
  • conciliantFrench
  • ngawhereMāori
  • послушный, сговорчивыйRussian
  • verebilir, bağlı, olan, yumuşak başlıTurkish
  • chịu trách nhiệmVietnamese
  • 适合Chinese

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