Meaning of AMENABLE in English
— amenability, amenableness , n. — amenably , adv.
/euh mee"neuh beuhl, euh men"euh-/ , adj.
1. ready or willing to answer, act, agree, or yield; open to influence, persuasion, or advice; agreeable; submissive; tractable: an amenable servant.
2. liable to be called to account; answerable; legally responsible: You are amenable for this debt.
3. capable of or agreeable to being tested, tried, analyzed, etc.
[ 1590-1600; amen ( er ) to lead to ( a- A- 5 + mener minare for L minari to drive) + -able -ABLE ]
Syn. 1. manageable, docile, easy. 3. open, subject.
Ant. 1. stubborn, recalcitrant.
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012