- The definition of amicable is someone or something that is friendly and shows peace-loving characteristics.
A meeting where there were no disagreements is an example of an amicable meeting.
Origin: Late Latin amicabilis: see amiable
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Origin: Middle English, from Late Latin amīcābilis, from Latin amīcus, friend.
- amˌi·ca·bilˈi·ty, amˈi·ca·ble·ness noun
- amˈi·ca·bly adverb