View synonyms for agreeable


[ uh-gree-uh-buhl ]


  1. to one's liking; pleasing:

    agreeable manners;

    an agreeable sensation.

    Synonyms: amiable, gracious, accommodating, likable, pleasant

  2. willing or ready to agree or consent:

    Are you agreeable to my plans for Saturday?

  3. suitable; conformable (usually followed by to ):

    practice agreeable to theory.

    Synonyms: harmonious, compatible


/ əˈɡrɪəbəl /


  1. pleasing; pleasant
  2. prepared to consent
  3. foll byto or with in keeping; consistent

    salaries agreeable with current trends

  4. foll by to to one's liking

    he said the terms were not agreeable to him

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Derived Forms

  • aˈgreeableness, noun
  • aˈgreeably, adverb

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Other Words From

  • a·gree·a·ble·ness a·gree·a·bil·i·ty [uh, -gree-, uh, -, bil, -i-tee], noun
  • a·gree·a·bly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of agreeable1

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English agreable, from Anglo-French; agree, -able

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Example Sentences

It’s always better to find an agreeable solution whenever possible.

“The next questions are whether the military is doing this so they can find a way to share power with more agreeable civilian politicians, or whether they’re giving up on power-sharing entirely.”

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Many users thus consider the change as much more acceptable and agreeable.

It’s always satisfying when two players with agreeable games end up on the same team, under a coach who understands their symbiotic energy and optimizes their creativity inside the right system.

They censored only about 16 percent of the comments they found more politically agreeable.

I found the sauce/complex aromas hailing from Guizhou in the south of China to be most agreeable.

The jukebox plays a medley of sixties tunes, an apt and agreeable feature.

And Kendrick, oozing charm, turns a prolonged cameo into a very agreeable supporting turn.

But you could afford to drift to the left of your readership as long as you maintained an agreeable tone about it.

Suliman would be happy in the more agreeable atmosphere of Kabul but she fears for her safety in Kandahar.

There is more of artfulness in the flatteries which appear to involve a calculating intention to say the nice agreeable thing.

The sailors sometimes use it to fry their meat, for want of butter, and find it agreeable enough.

Still, monsieur, I am willing to proceed upon the lines which would appear to be more agreeable to yourself.

Yet it certainly would render the country more agreeable to strangers, whether sojourners or mere travelers.

The alternate hexameter and pentameter are, for most purposes, a more agreeable measure than the hexameter by itself.