/euh mee"neuh beuhl, euh men"euh-/, adj.1. ready or willing to answer, act, agree, or yield; open to influence, persuasion, or advice; agreeable; submissive; tractable: an amenable servant.2. liable to be called to account; answerable; legally responsible: You are amenable for this debt.3. capable of or agreeable to being tested, tried, analyzed, etc.[1590-1600; < AF, equiv. to MF amen(er) to lead to (a- A-5 + mener < LL minare for L minari to drive) + -able -ABLE]Syn. 1. manageable, docile, easy. 3. open, subject.Ant. 1. stubborn, recalcitrant.
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