- characterized by or showing goodwill; friendly; peaceable: an amicable settlement.
Origin of amicable
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Related Words for amicablecordial, amiable, civil, polite, neighborly, harmonious, peaceful, courteous, accordant, agreeing, cozy, good-humored, kind, kindly, like-minded, mellow, pacific, peaceable, regular, sociable
Examples from the Web for amicable
Contemporary Examples of amicable
Ours was an amicable split, borne out of practical necessity.My Therapist Dumped Me
April 4, 2014
“It was a very peaceful, amicable, lovely divorce, where my siblings and I had a great, fun, healthy childhood,” he says.Adam Scott on ‘A.C.O.D.,’ Love & Divorce
October 5, 2013
The Microsoft-Ballmer split may be the rare case in which an amicable divorce leaves both parties richer.Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Finally Out After a 13-Year Reign
August 23, 2013
Another, more terrible failure is that the family agreed to the “amicable solution” offered by their friends.A Rape Victim’s Suicide Proves Morocco’s Culture of Silence Must Go
March 16, 2012
This dispute did not make for an amicable parting, according to investigators.Beautician’s Murder a Strange Tale of Contract Killing and a Sex Change
February 8, 2012
Historical Examples of amicable
Let us talk it over in an amicable manner, even if we come to no arrangement.A Woman Intervenes
On getting here, finding him to be amicable, I tried him on.
The two kings began with an amicable joust, in which Rene had the best of it.Two Penniless Princesses
Charlotte M. Yonge
I thought we should find an amicable settlement for our difficulty.The Hound From The North
Teuxical regarded the latter with a countenance that was calm and amicable.
- characterized by friendlinessan amicable agreement