- to one's liking; pleasing: agreeable manners; an agreeable sensation.
- willing or ready to agree or consent: Are you agreeable to my plans for Saturday?
- suitable; conformable (usually followed by to): practice agreeable to theory.
Origin of agreeable
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Examples from the Web for agreeable
I found the sauce/complex aromas hailing from Guizhou in the south of China to be most agreeable.The Most Powerful Liquor in the World
August 24, 2014
The jukebox plays a medley of sixties tunes, an apt and agreeable feature.All Hail Richard Hamilton, the Father of British Pop Art
February 22, 2014
But you could afford to drift to the left of your readership as long as you maintained an agreeable tone about it.Could There Be A Conservative LA Times?
April 26, 2013
That sounds like an agreeable enough figure until you recall that he got 78 percent of the Jewish vote in 2008.Michael Tomasky on Obama’s Problem With Jewish Voters in November
April 24, 2012
He is well received everywhere for his manners are good and agreeable.The Scandal of Madame X
May 22, 2011
They have a distinctive flavor that is agreeable to most persons.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
The gridiron of Saint Lawrence is of an agreeable freshness to him.The Dream
There is a letter, it would seem, too; and that is the only agreeable part of the matter.The Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper
An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.The Devil's Dictionary
And feeling thus I may not have made myself too agreeable to Cleopatra.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
- pleasing; pleasant
- prepared to consent
- (foll by to or with) in keeping; consistentsalaries agreeable with current trends
- (foll by to) to one's likinghe said the terms were not agreeable to him
Word Origin and History for agreeable
late 14c., "to one's liking," from Old French agreable (12c., Modern French agréable) "pleasing, in agreement, consenting, thankful," from agreer "to please" (see agree). Related: Agreeably.