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Definition of Amenable
AmenableAmenable A*me"na*ble, a. [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.]
1. (Old Law) Easy to be led; governable, as a woman by her
husband. [Obs.] --Jacob.
2. 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. --I. Taylor.
3. Liable to punishment, a charge, a claim, etc.
4. Willing to yield or submit; responsive; tractable.
Sterling . . . always was amenable enough to
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