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compliable

[kuh m-plahy-uh-buh l]
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adjective Archaic.
  1. compliant.
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Origin of compliable

First recorded in 1625–35; comply + -able
Related formscom·pli·a·ble·ness, nouncom·pli·a·bly, adverbun·com·pli·a·ble, adjectiveun·com·pli·a·ble·ness, nounun·com·pli·a·bly, adverb
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Related Words for compliable

abject, beggarly, complacent, compliant, cringing, deferential, fawning, flattering, ingratiating, menial, obeisant, oily, prostrate, respectful, servile, slavish, spineless, subject, submissive, subordinate

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Historical Examples of compliable

  • You must send me no more letters: but a compliable one you may send.

    Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)

    Samuel Richardson

  • Mr. Wheler was taken off,—despair perhaps rendering the man, who had been in opposition futilely before, compliable.