Amenable (adjective)

  1. Willing to comply or willing to be persuaded or to negotiate.
  2. Easy to deal with, manage or talk to.


Late middle english (in the sense "answerable"): from old french amener, from a- (from latin ad "to, at") + mener "to lead", from latin minare "to drive".


  1. The company was amenable to change and open to new ideas.
  2. The child was amenable and easy to discipline.
  3. The employee was amenable to working overtime.
  4. The manager was amenable to the idea of a flexible schedule.
  5. The government was amenable to the demands of the protesters.
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