agreeable agreeable  /ə ˈɡri ə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) conforming to your own liking or feelings or nature
  2. (adj) in keeping
  3. (adj) prepared to agree or consent

Usage(s):

  1. Congress made an agreeable discovery three years ago.
  2. Despite the fact that President Putin knew he was potentially the Person of the Year, he made little effort to be agreeable.
  3. Some of the nation's more agreeable qualities are evident there: courtesy and fairness, honesty, a capacity for innovation, hard work, intellectual adventure and responsibility.

News

  1. Rory Vaden: Fight fair to resolve relationship conflicts

    Great relationships develop not from the absence of conflict, but from determining an agreeable pattern for how to resolve conflict. Defining the rules of engagement for how you “fight” with someone you care about is ultimately much more important than trying to never have a disagreement.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Ashland City Times

  2. Carl Burris: First pharmacist

    Two hundred and sixty years ago, a Philadelphia hospital became the first American hospital to hire a salaried apothecary - what we now commonly call a pharmacist. The year was 1752 and the job description read: “to prepare and compound the medicines and administer them agreeable to the prescriptions of the physicians and surgeons.”
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Washington Times-Herald

  3. Burglars & babysitters

    Two alleged thieves were caught Saturday morning while swiping items from one house and hiding them in another where the babysitter was agreeable.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Daily Post-Athenian

Quotes

  1. "Paw Paw was a spectacular chow and an even more spectacular dog," Stewart wrote in a blog post on his death Saturday. "He was always my loyal companion, displaying the most agreeable temperament."
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Martha Stewart Source: FOXNews

  2. "We have communicated to the Iranian government that we are agreeable to that," McCormack said. "We have not yet received back a reply, either directly or via the Iraqis."
    on Nov 20, 2007 By: Sean McCormack Source: Forbes

  3. "I hope he will work with us so we can come up with something agreeable for both" sides, Reid said at a post-vote news conference. "But I'm not anxious to strip anything out of the bill."
    on Mar 27, 2007 By: Harry Reid Source: Forbes

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