Definition of amenable

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • amenable is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 12
  • amenable is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 12
  • amenable is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 16

Definition of amenable


  • responsive to suggestions and influences (adjective)

    Examples

    1. an amenable child

    Synonyms

    1. tractable
  • disposed or willing to conform (adjective)

    Examples

    1. someone amenable to the instruction of others

    Synonyms

    1. conformable
  • liable to answer to a higher authority (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the president is amenable to the constitutional court
  • open to being acted upon in a certain way (adjective)

    Examples

    1. an amenable hospitalization should not result in untimely death
    2. the tumor was not amenable to surgical treatment

See definition of amenable in Merriam Webster

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