Amenable - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈmiːnəbl|  American pronunciation of the word amenable
Brit.  |əˈmiːnəb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word amenable

adjective

- disposed or willing to conform(syn: conformable)

someone amenable to the instruction of others

- responsive to suggestions and influences(syn: tractable)

an amenable child

- 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

- liable to answer to a higher authority

the president is amenable to the constitutional court

Examples

...whatever you decide to do, I'm amenable—just let me know...

...our normally balky cat becomes the most amenable of creatures when confronted with the strange environment of the veterinary clinic...

She was always a very amenable child.

Young people are more amenable than older citizens to the idea of immigration.

Such conditions may be amenable to medical intervention.

someone amenable to the instruction of others

an amenable hospitalization should not result in untimely death

the tumor was not amenable to surgical treatment

the president is amenable to the constitutional court

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