Agreeable

Agreeable

1. Pleasing, either to the mind or senses; pleasant; grateful; as, agreeable manners or remarks; an agreeable person; fruit agreeable to the taste. A train of agreeable reveries. (Goldsmith)

2. Willing; ready to agree or consent. 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. (Latimer)

3. Agreeing or suitable; conformable; correspondent; concordant; adapted; followed by to, rarely by with. That which is agreeable to the nature of one thing, is many times contrary to the nature of another. (L'Estrange)

4. In pursuance, conformity, or accordance; in this sense used adverbially for agreeably; as, agreeable to the order of the day, the house took up the report.

Synonym: Pleasing, pleasant, welcome, charming, acceptable, amiable. See Pleasant.

Origin: f. Agreable.


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