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Synonyms for amenable
əˈmi nə bəl, əˈmɛn ə-amenable

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  1. amenableadjective


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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. amenable

    One who is docile is easily taught; one who is tractable is easily led; one who is pliant is easily bent in any direction; compliant represents one as inclined or persuaded to agreement with another's will. Compare DUTY.

    compliant, docile, gentle, manageable, obedient, pliable, pliant, submissive, tame, teachable, tractable, yielding

    determined, dogged, firm, inflexible, intractable, obstinate, opinionated, resolute, self-willed, stubborn, unyielding, wilful

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. amenable

    liable, dependent, responsible, answerable, accountable, subject, pliant, impressible, ductile, docile

    independent, autocratic, unamenable, irresponsible, refractory, obstinate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. amenable, conformableadjective

    disposed or willing to comply

    "someone amenable to persuasion"

    agreeable, conformable, tractable, consonant, concordant, accordant

    irresponsible, defiant, insusceptible, noncompliant, unsusceptible

  2. amenable, tractableadjective

    readily reacting to suggestions and influences

    "a responsive student"

    conformable, tractable, manipulable

    defiant, noncompliant, unsusceptible, insusceptible, irresponsible

  3. amenableadjective

    open to being acted upon in a certain way

    "an amenable hospitalization should not result in untimely death"; "the tumor was not amenable to surgical treatment"

    conformable, tractable

    defiant, unsusceptible, irresponsible, noncompliant, insusceptible

  4. amenableadjective

    liable to answer to a higher authority

    "the president is amenable to the constitutional court"

    conformable, tractable

    irresponsible, defiant, unsusceptible, insusceptible, noncompliant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. amenableadjective

    accountable, liable, responsible, answerable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. amenableadjective

    answerable, accountable, responsible, submissive, tractable, responsive

    unamenable, unaccountable, disobedient, insubmissive

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  1. Richard Shelby:

    He might be amenable to doing nothing. Let it tick away, i don't know.

  2. Adam Schiff:

    The consensus of Syria experts is that the civil war cannot end so long as Bashar al-Assad remains in power, now, with his protector leaving, Assad may have to be more amenable to a phasing out of his rule.

  3. William Barr:

    Right now it does not appear that things in Washington are amenable to those kinds of negotiations and compromises.

  4. Marc Baum:

    You’re very limited with the range of drugs that are amenable to this technology, they have to be potent, have a long half-life in the body and be very soluble.

  5. Alan Gow:

    The reason I focus on factors like these is that many, though not all, of course, are amenable to change. If we can identify the things that protect or harm our cognitive abilities, we will be able to provide clear information or design better interventions, i think the opportunity to use our thinking and reasoning skills and continually use them throughout our lives likely contributes to our ability to stay sharp.

Translations for amenable

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  • податлив, сговорчив, отзивчив, послушен, поддаващ сеBulgarian
  • fügsam, zugänglich, ansprechbar, zugängig, gefügigGerman
  • πρόθυμος, σύμφωνοςGreek
  • agradable, susceptible, receptivoSpanish
  • تابعPersian
  • vastaanottavainen, myöntyväinenFinnish
  • conciliantFrench
  • ngawhereMāori
  • mottageligNorwegian
  • сговорчивый, послушныйRussian
  • olan, bağlı, verebilir, yumuşak başlıTurkish
  • chịu trách nhiệmVietnamese
  • 适合Chinese

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