characterized by friendship and good will
Showing friendliness or goodwill.
Origin: From amicabilis; see amiable.
friendly; proceeding from, or exhibiting, friendliness; after the manner of friends; peaceable; as, an amicable disposition, or arrangement
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
am′ik-a-bl, adj. friendly.—ns. Amicabil′ity, Am′icableness.—adv. Am′icably. [L. amicabilis—amicus, a friend, am-āre, to love.]
The numerical value of amicable in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of amicable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Remarriage is an excellent test of just how amicable your divorce was.
If the sides cannot find an amicable solution on the way forward, the patrolling and presence of vessels from China or the U.S. raises concerns for us ASEAN countries.
The team today announces that its commercial partnership with Infiniti will conclude at the end of 2015, red Bull and Renault have reached a mutual and amicable agreement that will see the French car manufacturer continue to supply the team with engines for the 2016 Formula One season, and this new agreement does not cover any marketing activity for the Renault-Nissan Alliance.
There are different opinions in the party. Everyone has to go out of their way to make sure that the debate within the Conservative Party is a constructive one, an amicable one and one that doesn't involve attacks on each other, and then from a Conservative point of view after the event we've really got to make sure that when the result comes in, we come together, we heal the party, we move beyond the discussions at the moment and we win in 2020.
There are people in our society who should be separated and discarded. I think its one of the tendencies of the liberal community to feel that every person in a nation of over 200 million people can be made into a productive citizen. Im realist enough to believe this cant be. Were always going to have our prisons, were always going to have our places of preventive detention for psychopaths, and were always going to have a certain number of people in our community who have no desire to achieve or who have no desire to even fit in an amicable way with the rest of society. And these people should be separated from the community, not in a callous way but they should be separated as far as any idea that their opinions shall have any effect on the course we follow.
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- приятелски, дружелюбенBulgarian
- amigableCatalan, Valencian
- fredelig, venskabeligDanish
- cordial, amistoso, amigableSpanish
- sovinnollinen, ystävällinen, sopuisaFinnish
- מאיר פניםHebrew
- ramah tamahIndonesian
- vriendelijk, goedhartigDutch
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