Meaning of 'amenable'

Find the meaning of the word ‘amenable’

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  • ENABLE (Words with Friends)

Meaning of ‘amenable’

4 definitions found.



disposed or willing to comply

Example: "someone amenable to persuasion"

Synonyms: conformable


liable to answer to a higher authority

Example: "the president is amenable to the constitutional court"


open to being acted upon in a certain way

Example: "an amenable hospitalization should not result in untimely death"


readily reacting to suggestions and influences

Synonyms: tractable

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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