What does the word amenable mean?

Usage examples for amenable

  1. He is the most friendly and amenable creature in existence; and as for advice! – Dickens As an Educator by James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
  2. He dwelt upon the fact that she would strike a truce with tables- d'hote and have a cook of her own, amenable possibly to instruction in the Northampton mysteries. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James