amicable

[ˈamɪkəbə͡l], [ˈamɪkəbə‍l], [ˈa_m_ɪ_k_ə_b_əl]

Definitions of amicable:

  1.   Amicably. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   AMICABILITY, AMICABLENESS. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3.   Friendly. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4.   Friendly; peaceable; disposed to friendly intercourse. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   Friendly; implying a disposition to be friendly. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6.   Friendly; peaceable. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for amicable:

  1. The boy sergeants and their strange guests reached the camp- fire, and the hand- shaking and exchange of amicable civilities went on for some time. ” – Captured by the Navajos by Charles A. Curtis
  2. The business was, yes, of the nature of a dispute, but Mr. Taynton regarded it as certain that some amicable arrangement would have been come to, had the interview taken place. ” – The Blotting Book by E. F. Benson
  3. Either of which range the sexes on opposite sides; thus precluding amicable co- operation. ” – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  4. “ Paoli had held two different amicable conferences with M. de Marboeuf their commander in chief, and was so well with him, that he gave me a letter of recommendation to him. ” – Boswell's Correspondence with the Honourable Andrew Erskine, and His Journal of a Tour to Corsica by James Boswell
  5. It is always pleasant to find that amicable relations have been preserved after a long and somewhat complicated business connexion. ” – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  6. “ I arranged matters thus intentionally, for I thought that it would be the best guarantee of the continuance of amicable relations all round. ” – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  7. There had been a half- amicable contest, a sort of round with the gloves, in which these two crafty men appeared rather like great moralists than cunning lawyers. ” – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  8. “ Teuxical regarded the latter with a countenance that was calm and amicable – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  9. The Apostles themselves appear to entertain no very amicable feelings towards the Secretary of State. ” – The Roman Question by Edmond About
  10. However, during several months following, the negotiations between the Czar and Napoleon continued; and more than once there appeared considerable likelihood of their finding an amicable termination. ” – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart

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