Agreeable to



to one’s liking; pleasing:
agreeable manners; an agreeable sensation.
willing or ready to or consent:
Are you agreeable to my plans for Saturday?
suitable; conformable (usually followed by to):
practice agreeable to theory.
adjective
pleasing; pleasant
prepared to consent
foll by to or with. in keeping; consistent: salaries agreeable with current trends
(foll by to) to one’s liking: he said the terms were not agreeable to him
adj.

late 14c., “to one’s liking,” from Old French agreable (12c., Modern French agréable) “pleasing, in agreement, consenting, thankful,” from agreer “to please” (see agree). Related: Agreeably.

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