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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 agree·able /əˈgriəbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·gree·a·ble a.
 1. Pleasing, either to the mind or senses; pleasant; grateful; as, agreeable manners or remarks; an agreeable person; fruit agreeable to the taste.
    A train of agreeable reveries.   --Goldsmith.
 2. Willing; ready to agree or consent. [Colloq.]
    These Frenchmen give unto the said captain of Calais a great sum of money, so that he will be but content and agreeable that they may enter into the said town.   --Latimer.
 3. Agreeing or suitable; conformable; correspondent; concordant; adapted; -- followed by to, rarely by with.
    That which is agreeable to the nature of one thing, is many times contrary to the nature of another.   --L'Estrange.
 4. In pursuance, conformity, or accordance; -- in this sense used adverbially for agreeably; as, agreeable to the order of the day, the House took up the report.
 Syn: -- Pleasing; pleasant; welcome; charming; acceptable; amiable. See Pleasant.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: suitable to your needs or similar to your nature; "a
             congenial atmosphere to work in"; "two congenial
             spirits united...by mutual confidence and reciprocal
             virtues"- T.L.Peacock [syn: congenial] [ant: uncongenial]
      2: to your own liking or feelings or nature; "Is the plan
         agreeable to you?"; "he's an agreeable fellow"; "My idea
         of an agreeable person...is a person who agrees with me"-
         Disraeli; "an agreeable manner" [ant: disagreeable]
      3: in keeping; "salaries agreeable with current trends"; "plans
         conformable with your wishes"; "expressed views concordant
         with his background" [syn: accordant, conformable, consonant,
      4: prepared to agree or consent; "agreeable to the plan"