What does amicable mean?

Definitions for amicableˈæm ɪ kə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amicable(adj)

    characterized by friendship and good will


  1. amicable(Adjective)

    Showing friendliness or goodwill.

  2. Origin: From amicabilis; see amiable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amicable(adj)

    friendly; proceeding from, or exhibiting, friendliness; after the manner of friends; peaceable; as, an amicable disposition, or arrangement

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Amicable

    am′ik-a-bl, adj. friendly.—ns. Amicabil′ity, Am′icableness.—adv. Am′icably. [L. amicabilisamicus, a friend, am-āre, to love.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of amicable in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of amicable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Margo Kaufman:

    Remarriage is an excellent test of just how amicable your divorce was.

  2. Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein:

    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.

  3. Yun Sun:

    While his mixed messages toward North Korea are a big no-no, he has been somewhat successful at his diplomacy with other countries in Asia he can play nice and be very amicable with Kim, but when it comes to the negotiating table he will push very hard.

  4. Red Bull:

    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.

  5. Christopher Grayling:

    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.

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