amenable definition

  • adjective:
    • Responsive to guidance, expert, or advice; ready.
    • Responsible to higher expert; responsible: amenable towards legislation. See Synonyms at accountable.
    • Vulnerable or available, concerning examination or criticism: "The event of brain . . . is more complex, though in addition even more amenable to clinical examination, than anybody suspected” ( Michael D. Lemonick).
    • Willing to react to persuasion or recommendations.
    • happy to conform to; agreeable.
    • an easy task to be led; governable, as a lady by her husband.
    • Liable to be delivered to account or punishment; answerable; accountable; accountable.
    • prone to punishment, a charge, a claim, etc.
    • happy to yield or distribute; responsive; tractable.
    • disposed or prepared to comply
    • ready to accept becoming applied in a specific means
    • liable to answer to a higher authority
    • easily reacting to recommendations and affects
  • others:
    • prone to make response or security; answerable; accountable; responsible: said of individuals.
    • Under subjection or subordination; liable or subjected, on expert, control, claim, or application: said of people or things: as, persons or offenses amenable toward legislation; amenable to critique.
    • Disposed or prepared to respond to, yield, or send, on influence or advice; submissive.

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