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    amenable - Dictionary definition and meaning for word amenable

    Definition
    (adj) disposed or willing to comply
    Synonyms : conformable
    Example Sentence
    • someone amenable to persuasion
    Definition
    (adj) readily reacting to suggestions and influences
    Synonyms : tractable
    Example Sentence
    • a responsive student
    Definition
    (adj) open to being acted upon in a certain way
    Example Sentence
    • an amenable hospitalization should not result in untimely death
    • the tumor was not amenable to surgical treatment
    Definition
    (adj) liable to answer to a higher authority
    Example Sentence
    • the president is amenable to the constitutional court
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Amen is a word used in islam and christinity. meaning of which is i agree. So amenable means something able to be agreed.

A+MAN+ABLE....a man is able to succeed if he is open and responsive to suggestion....

a MEN ABLE - ABLE MEN are obedient,compliant,readily managed,etc. (are amenable)

Amenable -> Ammendable -> Ammendment. Ammendment is a CHANGE to law. Amenable means willing to change.

amenable sounds like AMAN (peace)+ ABLE. So obedient people are amenable .

consider amenable as a+mend+able. which can be easily influenced or easily controlled.

"mend"able person

AMENABLE<===> जवाबदेही/आज्ञाकारी/वश्य (pr. \\javabadehi/Ajnyakari/vashy \\ )[Adjective] Example:An employee is amenable to the officer.

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