Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. To one's liking; pleasing: agreeable weather.
  • adj. Suitable; conformable: a practice agreeable to the law.
  • adj. Ready to consent or submit: I am agreeable to your plan.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pleasing, either to the mind or senses; pleasant; grateful.
  • adj. Willing; ready to agree or consent.
  • adj. Agreeing or suitable; conformable; correspondent; concordant; adapted; followed by to, or rarely by with.
  • adj. In pursuance, conformity, or accordance; used adverbially

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pleasing, either to the mind or senses; pleasant; grateful
  • adj. Willing; ready to agree or consent.
  • adj. Agreeing or suitable; conformable; correspondent; concordant; adapted; -- followed by to, rarely by with.
  • adj. In pursuance, conformity, or accordance; -- in this sense used adverbially for agreeably.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Suitable; conformable; correspondent: as, conduct agreeable to the moral law.
  • [In this sense agreeable is sometimes incorrectly used for agreeably: as, agreeable to the order of the day, the house took up the report of the committee.]
  • Pleasing, either to the mind or to the senses; to one's liking: as, agreeable manners; fruit agreeable to the taste.
  • Willing or ready to agree or consent: now used only or chiefly as a colloquialism.
  • Agreeing one with another; concordant.
  • Synonyms Fitting, befitting, appropriate, consonant (with). Pleasing, etc. See pleasant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. in keeping
  • adj. conforming to your own liking or feelings or nature
  • adj. prepared to agree or consent

Etymologies

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From Middle English, from Old French agreable; displaced native Old English queem ("pleasing, agreeable"). Equivalent to agree +‎ -able.

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