• WordNet 3.6
    • adj amenable disposed or willing to comply "someone amenable to persuasion"
    • adj amenable liable to answer to a higher authority "the president is amenable to the constitutional court"
    • adj amenable open to being acted upon in a certain way "an amenable hospitalization should not result in untimely death","the tumor was not amenable to surgical treatment"
    • adj amenable readily reacting to suggestions and influences "a responsive student"
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Dynastic Amenities Dynastic Amenities
Golfing Amenities Golfing Amenities

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Amenable (Old Law) Easy to be led; governable, as a woman by her husband.
    • Amenable Liable to be brought to account or punishment; answerable; responsible; accountable; as, amenable to law. "Nor is man too diminutive . . . to be amenable to the divine government."
    • Amenable Liable to punishment, a charge, a claim, etc.
    • Amenable Willing to yield or submit; responsive; tractable. "Sterling . . . always was amenable enough to counsel."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • amenable Liable to make answer or defense; answerable; accountable; responsible: said of persons.
    • amenable Under subjection or subordination; liable or exposed, as to authority, control, claim, or application: said of persons or things: as, persons or offenses amenable to the law; amenable to criticism.
    • amenable Disposed or ready to answer, yield, or submit, as to influence or advice; submissive.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Amenable a-mēn′a-bl easy to be led or governed: liable or subject to
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  • Martin Luther
    “Here I stand; I can do no other. God help me. Amen!”
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    “To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer is to have kept your soul alive.”
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    “The Amen of nature is always a flower.”
  • Martin Luther
    “I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen.”
  • Novalis Hardenberg
    Novalis Hardenberg
    “Love is the final end of the world's history, the Amen of the universe.”
  • Winston Churchill
    “Opening amenities are often opening inanities.”


Amen - Some use 'Amen' or 'Amen to that' as a way of agreeing with something that has just been said.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. amener, to lead; (L. ad,) = mener, to lead, fr. L. minare, to drive animals (properly by threatening cries), in LL. to lead; L. minari, to threaten, minae, threats. See Menace
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. amener, to lead—a = L. ad, and mener, to lead—Low L. mināre, to lead, to drive (as cattle)—L. mināri, to threaten.


In literature:

Here, we enjoy neither the amenities of civilisation nor the freedom of the desert.
"Bunch Grass" by Horace Annesley Vachell
Arma amens capio, nec sat rationis in armis.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
His disciplinary knowledge and tact in the government of men, united to amenity of manners, led to his selection in 1802, by the Hon.
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
For Jesus' sake, amen.
"The Wonders of Prayer" by Various
Kate did her best to preserve some tattered fragments of the amenities.
"The Precipice" by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
For, "in him all the promises of the covenant are yea and amen," 2 Cor.
"Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life" by John Brown (of Wamphray)
Under Amen-hotep III., the grandson of Thothmes III., the empire underwent still farther extension.
"Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations" by Archibald Sayce
But the clerk remained on to chant his "Amen" to the long-winded prayers of some black-gowned Puritan.
"The Parish Clerk (1907)" by Peter Hampson Ditchfield
It may all go off in comfortable feeling, in enthusiastic prayers and 'Amens!
"Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)" by Alexander Maclaren
Cash value of the amenities of an estate.
"Gold, Sport, And Coffee Planting In Mysore" by Robert H. Elliot

In poetry:

Q. What ground have I to trust and say,
The promise is not vain?
A. In Christ the promises are Yea,
In him they are Amen.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. I." by Ralph Erskine
Bruadar and Smith and Glinn
Amen, dear God, I pray,
May they lie low in waves of woe,
And tortures slow each day!
Amen! ...
" A Curse" by Anonymous Irish
"Glory to God in the highest!"
And the people shall answer "Amen!"
Columbia's Guardian Angels
Return to their empire again.
"Columbia's Guardian Angels" by Henry Clay Work
"But leave it to drill and manhood,
Amen. In God's name come on."
So Leopold Anhalt Dessau,
His last battle fought and won.
"The Prince Of Anhalt Dessau" by Nora Pembroke
Hell-hounds to hunt for Smith,
Glinn led to hang on high,
Amen, O King of the judgement Day!
And Bruadar rotting by.
Amen! ...
" A Curse" by Anonymous Irish
"For thou art the king of men, my son;
Thy crown I see it plain!
And men shall worship thee, every one,
And cry, Glory! Amen!"
"A Christmas Carol" by George MacDonald

In news:

If you were trying to lure companies to relocate in downtown Cleveland, what amenity would you promote the most.
ESSAY- Baby, I'm amazed : Modern life's magical amenities.
Goodbye, Farewell, Amen : After 32 years, 'Radar' Brantley steps away.
Use Your Brain to Change Your Age with Dr Daniel Amen .
Dr Daniel Amen shares simple steps to boost your brain to help you live longer, look younger, and dramatically decrease your risk for Alzheimer's disease.
UTEP men's basketball team opens season tonight ' Amen ' chant returns this season.
Moldova's Amen -Ver calls tender for water utilities project.
Moldovan company Amen -Ver is inviting tenders for a water utilities development project, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on Wednesday.
Let The Church Say Amen .
Amen , the college football season is back.
Actor was known for roles in 'The Jeffersons,' ' Amen .
Welcome back to NewTube Thursday – July 19th 2012 This week we get visuals to two of the hottest jams out right now: Meek Millz " Amen " and Lil Wayne's "My Homies Still".
Meek Mill apologizes for offending Pastor Jomo K Johnson for his song " Amen ".
Watch Dr Daniel Amen , author of "Magnificent Mind at Any Age".
Related Stories for Area hotels and centers offer space and amenities .

In science:

Lindenstrauss’ theorem applies to discrete amenable groups.
Integrated density of states for ergodic random Schr\"odinger operators on manifolds
Monotone increasing sequences {In} satisfying (8) and (9) are cal led tempered Følner sequences. (8) describes geometrically that the group Γ is amenable.
Integrated density of states for ergodic random Schr\"odinger operators on manifolds
In particular, every amenable group admits a monotone increasing sequence {In} satisfying (8) and (9).
Integrated density of states for ergodic random Schr\"odinger operators on manifolds
Let Γ be an amenable discrete group and (Ω, A, P) be a probability space.
Integrated density of states for ergodic random Schr\"odinger operators on manifolds
Adachi. A note on the Følner condition for amenability (dedicated to Professor Nobunori Ikebe).
Integrated density of states for ergodic random Schr\"odinger operators on manifolds