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- agreable (obsolete)
- Able to agree; possible to be agreed.
- Pleasant to the senses or the mind.
- a man with agreeable manners
- not completely agreeable remarks
- she's quite an agreeable person
- This fruit has an agreeable taste
- (dated) Willing; ready to agree or consent.
- 1529, Hugh Latimer, sermon in Cambridge:
- These Frenchmen give unto the said captain of Calais a great sum of money, so that he will be but content and agreeable that they may enter into the said town.
- Agreeing or suitable; followed by to, or rarely by with.
- 1692, Roger L’Estrange, “ (please specify the fable number.) (please specify the name of the fable.)”, in Fables, of Æsop and Other Eminent Mythologists: […], London: […] R[ichard] Sare, […], →OCLC:
- That which is Agreeable to the Nature of one thing, is many times Contrary to the Nature of another.
- (used adverbially) Pursuant, conformant, accordant.
- Agreeable to the order of the day, the House took up the report.
- 1883, Charles Colcock Jones, The History of Georgia: Revolutionary epoch:
- And I do not know of any Indian or Indians that have taken upon them to give up any lands to the White people other than agreeable to the treaty , nor would I accept of any but from the nation
- (pleasing, pleasant): See Thesaurus:pleasant
- (willing): See Thesaurus:acquiescent
- (conforming): See Thesaurus:agreeable
able to agree; possible to be agreed
pleasant to the senses or mind
willing; ready to agree or consent
agreeing or suitable
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agreeable (plural agreeables)
- Something pleasing; anything that is agreeable.
- 1855, Blackwood's magazine, volume 77, page 331:
- The disagreeables of travelling are necessary evils, to be encountered for the sake of the agreeables of resting and looking round you.