What does the word amicable mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Friendly; peaceable.

Usage examples for amicable

  1. His father had been dispossessed by the men of Bolabola, when they conquered Ulietea, of some land in that island; and I made no doubt of being able to get it restored to the son in an amicable manner. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  2. Was it of an amicable character? – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  3. Besides, the Esquimaux had brought their dogs along with them; and Chimo, being of an amicable disposition, had entered into social fellowship with his own kind. – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne