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convenient


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Convenient  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  convenient 
  adj  1:  suited  to  your  comfort  or  purpose  or  needs  "a  convenient 
  excuse  for  not  going"  [ant:  {inconvenient}] 
  2:  easy  to  reach;  "found  a  handy  spot  for  the  can  opener"  [syn: 
  {handy},  {ready  to  hand(p)}] 
  3:  large  and  and  roomy;  "a  commodious  harbor";  "a  commodious 
  building  suitable  for  conventions";  (`convenient'  is 
  archaic  in  this  sense)  [syn:  {commodious}]  [ant:  {incommodious}] 




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