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.
My duty, rather, is to “decide cases ‘agreeably to the Constitution and laws of the United States.’ ”
Clarence Thomas and DOMA Michael Tomasky May 30, 2012
Nor is it trashy junk (though at $14, it is agreeably cheap).
The Sound of Violence Taylor Antrim February 16, 2009
“Many seemed to be very greatly and most agreeably affected,” Edwards wrote.
The Hellish Sermons of Jonathan Edwards, Malign Evangelist Matthew Paul Turner August 23, 2014
“Yeah, I liked it,” he agreeably responded to an admirer who had just told him she “loved” the film.
Inside Woody Allen’s Brooklyn Party Lloyd Grove June 10, 2009
The house in which Cassy lived was what is agreeably known as a walk-up.
The Paliser case Edgar Saltus
“We shall be on our way in a few minutes,” he said, agreeably.
Quaint Courtships Various
Lumley was agreeably surprised—he pressed his uncle’s hand warmly, and thanked him cordially.
Ernest Maltravers, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
O—— talks nonsense as agreeably as ever, and dances as divinely.
Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) Maria Edgeworth
He is the most urbane and the most agreeably gossiping companion.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, March 4th 1914 Various
This adventure had come to an unforeseen end that agreeably surprised him.
Therese Raquin Emile Zola
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
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.
the act or state of ; . noun the act of agreeing Examples Usage of the site constitutes agreeance with these terms. Usage Note considered obsolete and a bastardization of ‘agreement’ n. 1530s, from Middle French agréance, noun of action from agréer (see agree).
to have the same views, emotions, etc.; harmonize in opinion or feeling (often followed by with): I don’t agree with you. to give consent; assent (often followed by to): He agreed to accompany the ambassador. Do you agree to the conditions? to live in concord or without contention; get along together. to come to one […]
arranged or set by common consent: They met at the agreed time. to have the same views, emotions, etc.; harmonize in opinion or feeling (often followed by with): I don’t agree with you. to give consent; assent (often followed by to): He agreed to accompany the ambassador. Do you agree to the conditions? to live […]
the act of agreeing or of coming to a mutual arrangement. the state of being in accord. an arrangement that is accepted by all parties to a transaction. a contract or other document delineating such an arrangement. unanimity of opinion; harmony in feeling: agreement among the members of the faculty. Grammar. correspondence in number, case, […]