- 1Quite enjoyable and pleasurable; pleasant: a cheerful and agreeable companionMore example sentences
pleasant, pleasing, enjoyable, pleasurable, nice, to one's liking, appealing, engaging, satisfying, fine, charming, delightfullikeable, charming, amiable, affable, pleasant, nice, friendly, good-natured, sociable, genial, congenial, appealing, sympathetic, benign, benevolent
- The woman smiles, quite pleased by his agreeable tone, but then she frowns and squints at him under the street lamp.
- Once on the rig proper, and below deck, however, I found that the living conditions were quite agreeable, allowing for the fact that the whole thing was made of steel and was heaving quite perceptively.
- It's about the heart of doing movies, and not just making movies, but like there's something fundamental about it, not something pleasurable or agreeable.
- 2 [predic.] Willing to agree to something: they were agreeable to its publicationMore example sentences
- And if the developers have done that, they're hardly going to be agreeable to contributing further to public amenities.
- Council asked him if the company would be agreeable to making a financial contribution to the upkeep of the traffic infrastructure in the area if there was significant extra capacity during the next decade.
- Novel ideas such as a ‘travelling wedding’, which saves money for the prolonged honeymoon, although agreeable to the young, are firmly objected to by their parents.
- 2.1(Of a course of action) acceptable: a compromise which might be agreeable to both coal owners and unionsMore example sentences
- He said it would take some time to launch the fund, as more study needs to be done ‘to come up with the most suitable mechanism agreeable to everybody.’
- Compromises and concessions need to be reached on both sides, so that whatever choices are made about family and career are mutually acceptable and agreeable.
- Jackie suggested to parents that the teenager might come up with suitable punishments for themselves that are agreeable to both parties.
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- Such was his good nature and sheer agreeableness that even after only a brief conversation with him the day was enhanced.
- Brent Donnellan, a psychologist from the University of California, Davis, who has looked at traits that contribute to a long-lasting marriage, identified openness and agreeableness as key factors.
- The study also suggested that agreeableness improved throughout life and particularly during people's 30s.
- [as submodifier]: an agreeably warm dayMore example sentences
- On weekends my daughter and I used to go to parks and places of relaxation where we can see lots of people - parents and children, youths and older folk - passing the time agreeably and merrily.
- Parents and children, youths and older men spend their free time in these places agreeably and merrily.
- It was bright and sunny and for winter, and agreeably warm.
late Middle English: from Old French agreable, from agreer 'make agreeable to' (see agree).