- 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 agreeably
“Many seemed to be very greatly and most agreeably affected,” Edwards wrote.The Hellish Sermons of Jonathan Edwards, Malign Evangelist
Matthew Paul Turner
August 24, 2014
My duty, rather, is to “decide cases ‘agreeably to the Constitution and laws of the United States.’ ”Clarence Thomas and DOMA
May 31, 2012
“Yeah, I liked it,” he agreeably responded to an admirer who had just told him she “loved” the film.Inside Woody Allen's Brooklyn Party
June 11, 2009
Nor is it trashy junk (though at $14, it is agreeably cheap).The Sound of Violence
February 17, 2009
"We shall be on our way in a few minutes," he said, agreeably.Quaint Courtships
If you complain he will be immediately promoted, agreeably to the Neapolitan custom.The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson
She was faintly, agreeably surprised to notice that she was speaking the truth.The Incomplete Amorist
Is it indiscreet to ask you whether you passed your evening agreeably?Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10)
O—— talks nonsense as agreeably as ever, and dances as divinely.Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)
- 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 agreeably
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.