from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Ready and willing to be taught; teachable.
- adj. Yielding to supervision, direction, or management; tractable.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Yielding to control or supervision, direction, or management.
- adj. Ready to accept instruction or direction.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Teachable; easy to teach; docible.
- adj. Disposed to be taught; tractable; easily managed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Teachable; easily taught; quick to learn; amenable.
- Tractable; easily managed or handled.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. easily handled or managed
- adj. ready and willing to be taught
- adj. willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed
Latin docilis, from docēre, to teach; see dek- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin docilis, from docere 'teach'. (Wiktionary)