She appears to be an amenable person.
An example of someone who may be amenable is a newly hired intern who is eager to do a good job and be well-liked.
- responsible or answerable
- open to persuasion; agreeable or responsive
Origin of amenableAnglo-French from Old French amener, to bring about, lead in from a-, to + mener, to lead from Classical Latin minare, to drive (animals) from minari, to threaten: see menace
- able to be controlled or affected by: an illness amenable to treatment
- readily influenced or persuaded by: amenable to suggestion
- that can be tested by: amenable to the laws of physics
- a. Willing to accept a suggestion or submit to authority: “a class that is all the more amenable to control for living perpetually under the threat of deportation” ( Amitav Ghosh )b. Ready to consent; agreeable: Are you amenable to a change in schedule?
- Responsible to higher authority; accountable: amenable to the law. See Synonyms at responsible.
- Susceptible or open, as to testing or criticism: “The phenomenon of mind … is much more complex, though also more amenable to scientific investigation, than anyone suspected” ( Michael D. Lemonick )
Origin of amenableProbably alteration of Middle English menable from Old French from mener to lead from Latin mināre to drive from minārī to threaten from minae threats ; see men-2 in Indo-European roots.
- a·me′na·bil′i·ty a·me′na·ble·ness
(comparative more amenable, superlative most amenable)
From French as if *amenable, from amener (“to bring or lead, fetch in or to”), from a- + mener (“to lead, conduct”), from Late Latin minare (“to drive”), Latin deponent minari (“to threaten, menace”).
amenable - Legal Definition
- Legally answerable; required to respond; responsible; subject to.
- Capable of being tested, adjudged, or brought to judgment.
- Susceptible to; disposed toward; capable of being persuaded.