Definitions for amenableəˈmi nə bəl, əˈmɛn ə-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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"

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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.]

Anagrams of amenable »

  1. beanmeal

  2. nameable


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
  • 适合Chinese

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