What does AMICABLE mean?

AMICABLE meaning in General Dictionary

Friendly proceeding from or exhibiting friendliness following the method of pals peaceable as an amicable disposition or arrangement

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  • characterized by friendship and effective will
  • Friendly; continuing from, or exhibiting, friendliness; following the manner of pals; peaceable; because, an amicable disposition, or arrangement.

AMICABLE meaning in Law Dictionary

Friendly; mutually forbearing ; assented or assented to by events having conflicting passions or a dispute; rather than dangerous or adversary.

AMICABLE meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very early 15c., from belated Latin amicabilis "friendly," a word in Roman law, from Latin amicus "friend," regarding amare "to love" (see Amy). Additionally see amiable.

AMICABLE meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Friendly; proceeding from, or exhibiting, friendliness; following the method of buddies; peaceable; as, an amicable personality, or arrangement.

Sentence Examples with the word AMICABLE

While the relationship between Ea (q.v.) and Marduk is thus marked by harmony and an amicable abdication on the part of the father in favour of his son, Marduk's absorption of the power and prerogatives of Bel of Nippur was at the expense of the latter's prestige.

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