agree·able

agree·able

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  • -able — suffix forming adjectives meaning: 1 that may or must be (eatable; forgiveable; payable). 2 that can be made the subject of (dutiable; objectionable). 3 that is relevant to or in accordance with (fashionable; seasonable). 4 (with active sense, in …   Useful english dictionary

  • -able — ♦ Élément, du lat. abilis, signifiant « qui peut être » (récupérable, ministrable) ou moins souvent « qui donne », « enclin à » (secourable, pitoyable). able Suffixe, du lat. abilis, qui peut être (ex. faisable, mangeable) ou enclin à être ( …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • -able — able, ible 1. general. These two suffixes are derived from Latin endings abilis and ibilis, either directly or through Old French. Of the two, able is an active suffix that can be freely added to the stems of transitive verbs, whereas the set of… …   Modern English usage

  • dis·agree·able — …   Useful english dictionary

  • un·bridge·able — /ˌʌnˈbrıʤəbəl/ adj used to say that two people, groups, or things are too widely separated or different from each other to ever be brought together, made to agree, etc. He says that there is an unbridgeable gulf/gap between the rich and the poor… …   Useful english dictionary

  • agreeable — agreeability, agreeableness, n. agreeably, adv. /euh gree euh beuhl/, adj. 1. to one s liking; pleasing: agreeable manners; an agreeable sensation. 2. willing or ready to agree or consent: Are you agreeable to my plans for Saturday? 3. suitable;… …   Universalium

  • luxury — *amenity Analogous words: *pleasure, joy, delight: agree able ness, gratification, gratefulness (see corresponding adjectives at PLEASANT) Antonyms: hardship Contrasted words: *difficulty, rigor, vicissitude …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • conflicting — [adj] contradictory adverse, antagonistic, antipathetic, at odds with, clashing, contrariant, contrary, disconsonant, discordant, discrepant, dissonant, incompatible, incongruent, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, opposed, opposing,… …   New thesaurus

  • -uble — ⇒ ABLE, IBLE, UBLE, suff. Sert à former des adj. à partir de verbes, exprime la possibilité. I. Suffixe formateur d adjectifs à partir de verbes transitifs directs et exprimant la possibilité passive (« que l on peut » + infinitif) On observera… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • -ible — able, ible 1. general. These two suffixes are derived from Latin endings abilis and ibilis, either directly or through Old French. Of the two, able is an active suffix that can be freely added to the stems of transitive verbs, whereas the set of… …   Modern English usage

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