2. Conveying cordiality and congeniality with each other: There was an amiable gathering of guests to celebrate Bob's 10th birthday.
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Gail's brother, Luis, has an amiable personality.
Amiable is more often used to describe people and amicable to describe actions, gestures, etc.
Examples include: The next-door neighbors are amiable people.
The union and the company reached an amicable settlement in their contract dispute.
Because Juanita approached her new, amiable neighbors with an open mind and a plate of muffins, they were able to reach an amicable solution to building a new fence.