Definition of tractable :
1. Capable of being easily led, taught, or managed; docile; manageable; governable; as, tractable children; a tractable learner.
2. Capable of being handled; palpable; practicable; feasible; as, tractable measures.
easy, conformable, elementary, docile, supple, resist, obedient, undemanding, manageable, manipulable, law-abiding, effortless, tamable, convenient, tameable, simple, responsive, teachable, moldable, come naturally/easily/easy (to someone), mindless, trouble-free
soft (part of speech: adjective)
willing (part of speech: adjective)
ductile, ready, plastic, earnest, acquiescent, pliable, malleable, eager, biddable, assenting, tame, submissive, pliant, yielding, agreeable, compliant, flexible, cooperative, receptive, willing, susceptible, amenable, adaptable, persuadable
- " I know it is," said she, " for if I had been tractable as I ought to have been, you would have been loving instead of cruel. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- Finally he considered that he was presently to undergo an Ordeal of some unknown nature, probably extremely unpleasant, and that this matter of the vanishing bridge must have been arranged in order to put him in a properly subdued and tractable frame of mind. - "The Bronze Bell", Louis Joseph Vance.
- He was perfectly tractable, and I was glad to see that he trusted implicitly to my guidance. - "The Siege of the Seven Suitors", Meredith Nicholson.