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amenable

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Adjective
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a=me=na=ble
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1 in 1 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

amenablea. [F. amener to lead; (L. ad) = mener to lead, fr. L. minare to drive animals (properly by threatening cries), in LL. to lead; L. minari, to threaten, minae threats. See Menace.].
  •  Easy to be led; governable, as a woman by her husband.  Jacob.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Liable to be brought to account or punishment; answerable; responsible; accountable; as, amenable to law.  [1913 Webster]
    "Nor is man too diminutive . . . to be amenable to the divine government."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Liable to punishment, a charge, a claim, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Willing to yield or submit; responsive; tractable.  [1913 Webster]
    "Sterling . . . always was amenable enough to counsel."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

amenable, adj.
1 responsive, tractable.
2 (often foll. by to) (of a person) responsible to law.
3 (foll. by to) (of a thing) subject or liable.

Derivative
amenability n. amenableness n. amenably adv.
Etymology
AF (Law) f. F amener bring to f. a- to + mener bring f. LL minare drive animals f. L minari threaten

THESAURUS

amenable

accessible, accommodating, accountable, acquiescent, adaptable, adapting, adaptive, adjusting, advance, agreeable, alacritous, ameliorate, amend, answerable, ardent, better, biddable, chargeable, compliant, consenting, content, cooperative, dependent, disposed, docile, eager, elevate, emend, enthusiastic, fain, favorable, favorably disposed, favorably inclined, forward, game, help, humble, impressionable, in the mind, in the mood, inclined, influenceable, liable, lift, malleable, meek, meliorate, mend, minded, movable, obedient, open, open-minded, passive, persuadable, persuasible, pervious, plastic, pliable, pliant, predisposed, promote, prompt, prone, quick, raise, ready, ready and willing, receptive, reconciled, rectify, repair, resigned, responsible, responsible for, responsive, right, suasible, subdued, subject, submissive, subordinate, suggestible, susceptible, swayable, tame, to blame, tractable, uncomplaining, unresisting, weak, well-disposed, well-inclined, willed, willing, willinghearted, zealous

ROGET THESAURUS

amenable

Duty

N duty, what ought to be done, moral obligation, accountableness, liability, onus, responsibility, bounden duty, imperative duty, call, call of duty, accountability, allegiance, fealty, tie engagement, part, function, calling, morality, morals, decalogue, case of conscience, conscientiousness, conscience, inward monitor, still small voice within, sense of duty, tender conscience, superego, the hell within, dueness, propriety, fitness, seemliness, amenability, decorum, to prepon, the thing, the proper thing, the right thing to do, the proper thing to do, ethics, ethology, deontology, aretology, moral philosophy, ethical philosophy, casuistry, polity, observance, fulfillment, discharge, performance, acquittal, satisfaction, redemption, good behavior, obligatory, binding, imperative, peremptory, stringent, behooving, incumbent on, chargeable on, under obligation, obliged by, bound by, tied by, saddled with, due to, beholden to, bound to, indebted to, tied down, compromised, in duty bound, amenable, liable, accountable, responsible, answerable, right, meet, moral, ethical, casuistical, conscientious, ethological, with a safe conscience, as in duty, bound, on one's own responsibility, at one's own risk, suo periculo, in foro conscientiae, quamdiu se bene gesserit, dura lex sed lex, dulce et decorum est pro patria mori, honos habet onus, leve fit quod bene fertur onus, loyaute m'oblige, simple duty bath no place for fear, stern daughter of the voice of God, there is a higher law than the Constitution.


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