Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of CONVENIENT

Pronunciation:  kun'veenyunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  easy to reach; "found a handy spot for the can opener"
  2. [adj]  large and roomy; "a commodious harbor"; "a commodious building suitable for conventions"; (`convenient' is archaic in this sense)
  3. [adj]  suited to your comfort or purpose or needs; "a convenient excuse for not going"
 

CONVENIENT is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: accessible, commodious, favorable, favourable, handy, opportune, ready to hand(p), roomy, spacious
 
 Antonyms: incommodious, inconvenient
 
 See Also: expedient

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*ven"ient\ (?; 277), a. [L. conveniens, -entis,
suitable, p. pr. of convenire to be suitable, to come. See
{Convene}, v. i.]
1. Fit or adapted; suitable; proper; becoming; appropriate.
   [Archaic]

         Feed me with food convenient for me.  --Prov. xxx.
                                               8.

         Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor
         jesting, which are not convenient.    --Eph. v. 4.

2. Affording accommodation or advantage; well adapted to use;
   handly; as, a convenient house; convenient implements or
   tools.

3. Seasonable; timely; opportune; as, a convenient occasion;
   a convenient season. --Acts xxiv. 25.

4. Near at hand; easy of access. [Colloq.]

         Hereties used to be brought thither, convenient for
         burning.                              --Thackeray.

Syn: Fit; suitable; proper; adapted; fitted; suited; handly;
     commodious.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accessible, adaptable, adjacent, advantageous, advisable, all-around, appropriate, at hand, auspicious, available, becoming, befitting, close, close at hand, close-by, comfortable, comfy, commodious, congruous, contented, convenient to, cozy, cushioned, cushiony, cushy, decent, desirable, ductile, easeful, easily reached, easy, expedient, favorable, feasible, felicitous, fit, fitten, fitting, flexible, foolproof, fortunate, friendly, fructuous, good, handy, happy, helpful, homelike, homely, homey, immediate, likely, lived-in, lucky, luxurious, malleable, manageable, maneuverable, meet, near, nearby, next, nigh, of all work, on call, on deck, on hand, on tap, opportune, peaceful, pliable, pliant, politic, practical, profitable, proper, propinquant, propinquous, propitious, providential, ready, ready at hand, recommendable, relaxing, reposeful, restful, right, ripe, roomy, seasonable, seemly, serviceable, snug, soft, sortable, suitable, timely, to be desired, to hand, tractable, untroublesome, useful, versatile, warm, well-timed, wieldable, wieldy, wise, worthwhile, yielding
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY