[ UK /ˈæmɪkəbli/ ]
[ US /ˈæmɪkəbɫi/ ]
  1. in an amicable manner
    they separated amicably
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How To Use amicably In A Sentence

  • Her own affairs, always with men considerably older than herself, had not ended so amicably.
  • The policeman chatted amicably to the bystanders.
  • The guests present on the occasion tried to resolve the dispute amicably but all the efforts to motivate the groom proved futile, the eyewitnesses said.
  • Example: Billy and Betty have been married for seven years in California and amicably divorce, only to find that unbeknown to them both, Billy's divorce from his first wife wasn't final when he "wed" Betty seven years before! How To Make Divorce Less Taxing
  • Its main purpose is narration, and the dialogue comes through clean and undistorted, so it achieves its aims quite amicably.
  • During the first winter of his study, based at California's Point Reyes National Seashore, Myers observed that sanderlings, when not foraging, roosted amicably in large flocks on sandbars.
  • They must again meet, and exert their best endeavours to settle the business amicably.
  • We would like to resolve this amicably but we were pre-empted.
  • My weeny merguez, resting flaccidly on couscous, franked the inoffensiveness form, while another, fatter nine quid banger, "the Beaujolaise" – an amalgam of pork, mushroom, onion and bacon – seemed less a sausage than a loose coalition struggling to coexist amicably under the one skin. Restaurant: Bar Boulud, London SW1
  • He puffed away comfortably at a very thin, long, and evil-smelling "stogie" which he seemed to enjoy immensely, and which in the Flemish manner he seemed to eat as he smoked, eyeing us the while amicably though absent mindedly, as if we were far removed from his vicinity. Vanished towers and chimes of Flanders
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