Definition: mutual friendship; social or communal peacefulness; characterized by shared good will; harmonious

Derivation: Old Latin, “to love”; Latin, “a friend”

Synonyms:. Amicable always supposes two or more peaceful parties with a desire not to resort to quarrelling; a single individual would not be described as amicable, though he or she may be called friendly which stresses warmth, personal cordiality, and possibly intimacy; neighborly implies a disposition to be on good terms with others even to the point of helpfulness.