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From French as if *amenable, from amener (“to bring or lead, fetch in or to”), from a- + mener (“to lead, conduct”), from Late Latin minare (“to drive”), Latin deponent minari (“to threaten, menace”).
- Willing to respond to persuasion or suggestions.
- Willing to comply; easily led.
- (mathematics, of a group) Being a locally compact topological group carrying a kind of averaging operation on bounded functions that is invariant under translation by group elements.
Willing to respond to persuasion or suggestions
Willing to comply with; agreeable
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- amenable in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- amenable in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- amenable at OneLook Dictionary Search