HyperDic: amenable

English > 4 senses of the word amenable:
ADJECTIVEallamenable, conformabledisposed or willing to comply
allamenable, tractablereadily reacting to suggestions and influences
allamenableopen to being acted upon in a certain way
allamenableliable to answer to a higher authority
amenable > pronunciation
Soundsahmeh'nahbahl; ahmiy'nahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > amenable: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdisposed or willing to comply.
Example"someone amenable to persuasion"
Synonymconformable
Broadercompliantdisposed or willing to comply
Spanishaccesible, agradable, complaciente, tratable
Catalanaccessible, agradable, complaent
Nounsamenability, amenablenessthe trait of being cooperative
English > amenable: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningreadily reacting to suggestions and influences.
Synonymtractable
Broadersusceptible(often followed by 'of' or 'to') yielding readily to or capable of
Nounsamenability, amenablenessthe trait of being cooperative
English > amenable: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOpen to being acted upon in a certain way.
Examples
  • "an amenable hospitalization should not result in untimely death"
  • "the tumor was not amenable to surgical treatment"
Broadersusceptible(often followed by 'of' or 'to') yielding readily to or capable of
English > amenable: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningliable to answer to a higher authority.
Example"the president is amenable to the constitutional court"
Broaderresponsibleworthy of or requiring responsibility or trust
Spanishtratable
Nounsamenablenessthe trait of being cooperative

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