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Synonyms of amenable

Adjective


1. amenable, conformable, compliant (vs. defiant)

usage: disposed or willing to comply; "someone amenable to persuasion"

2. amenable, tractable, susceptible (vs. unsusceptible)

usage: readily reacting to suggestions and influences; "a responsive student"

3. amenable, susceptible (vs. unsusceptible)

usage: 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, responsible (vs. irresponsible)

usage: liable to answer to a higher authority; "the president is amenable to the constitutional court"

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