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Overview of adj amenable

The adj amenable has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) amenable, conformable

(disposed or willing to comply; "someone amenable to persuasion")

2. amenable, tractable

(readily reacting to suggestions and influences; "a responsive student")

3. amenable

(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")

4. amenable

(liable to answer to a higher authority; "the president is amenable to the constitutional court") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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