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Pronunciation:  kun'veenyunt

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.

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

         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

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;

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