convenient

  • 1 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] [1913 Webster] Feed me with food convenient for me …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 convenient — conveniént adj. m., pl. conveniénţi; f. sg. conveniéntă, pl. conveniénte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CONVENIÉNT, Ă adj. (Rar) Care convine, oportun, potrivit, corespunzător, proporţionat. [ …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 convenient — I adjective acceptable, accessible, accommodatus, advantageous, agreeable, applicable, appropriate, available, befitting, beneficial, carefree, commodious, conducive, desirable, easily accessible, easily done, easy, effortless, eligible,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 convenient — [adj1] appropriate, useful acceptable, accommodating, adaptable, adapted, advantageous, agreeable, aiding, assisting, available, beneficial, comfortable, commodious, conducive, contributive, decent, favorable, fit, fitted, good, handy, helpful,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 convenient — (adj.) late 14c., from L. convenientem (nom. conveniens), prp. of convenire (see CONVENE (Cf. convene)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 convenient — ► ADJECTIVE 1) fitting in well with a person s needs, activities, and plans. 2) involving little trouble or effort. DERIVATIVES conveniently adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 convenient — [kən vēn′yənt] adj. [ME < L conveniens, prp. of convenire,CONVENE] 1. adding to one s comfort; easy to do, use, or get to; causing little trouble or work; handy 2. easily accessible (to); near ( to) 3. Obs. appropriate; suitable conveniently… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 convenient — adj. 1) convenient for (will Tuesday be convenient for you?) 2) convenient to + inf. (it is very convenient to have the bus stop so close = it is very convenient having the bus stop so close) 3) convenient that + clause (it s very convenient that …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 9 convenient — [[t]kənvi͟ːniənt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: oft it v link ADJ to inf If a way of doing something is convenient, it is easy, or very useful or suitable for a particular purpose. ...a flexible and convenient way of paying for business expenses... The… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 convenient — con|ve|ni|ent S3 [kənˈvi:niənt] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: , present participle of convenire to come together, be suitable , from com ( COM ) + venire to come ] 1.) useful to you because it saves you time, or does not spoil your plans …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 convenient — adjective 1 helpful for you because it saves you time or does not spoil your plans or cause you problems: I find going to the supermarket once a month the most convenient way to shop. | convenient for sb: Is three o clock convenient for you? |… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 convenient — con|ven|ient [ kən viniənt ] adjective ** 1. ) easy to do, or not causing problems or difficulties: If it s convenient, call me tomorrow before noon. a ) easy to use or appropriate for a particular purpose: Traveling by subway is fast, convenient …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 convenient */*/ — UK [kənˈviːnɪənt] / US [kənˈvɪnɪənt] adjective 1) easy to do, or not causing problems or difficulties If it s convenient, call me tomorrow before noon. a) easy to use or suitable for a particular purpose Travelling by underground is fast,… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 convenient — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove, seem ▪ make sth ▪ find sth ▪ I find the new system much more convenient. ADVERB …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 convenient — 01. Using the Internet to do your banking is very [convenient], but I m not sure how secure it actually is. 02. There is a [convenience] store about 5 minutes from here if you want to pick up something to drink. 03. Too many people are so spoiled …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 convenient — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin convenient , conveniens, from present participle of convenire to assemble, come together, be suitable, from com + venire to come more at come Date: 14th century 1. obsolete suitable, pr …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 convenient*/*/ — [kənˈviːniənt] adj 1) easy for you to do, or suitable for your needs Ant: inconvenient If it s convenient, call me tomorrow.[/ex] Travelling underground is fast and convenient.[/ex] 2) near to the place where you want to go a house that is… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 convenient — conveniently, adv. /keuhn veen yeuhnt/, adj. 1. suitable or agreeable to the needs or purpose; well suited with respect to facility or ease in use; favorable, easy, or comfortable for use. 2. at hand; easily accessible: Their house is convenient… …

    Universalium

  • 19 convenient — [14] Convenient comes from Latin conveniēns, the present participle of convenire ‘come together, be suitable, agree’, a compound 131 coolie verb formed from the prefix com ‘together’ and venire ‘come’ (a distant relative of English come).… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 20 convenient — adjective fitting in well with a person s needs, activities, and plans. ↘(convenient for) offering easy access to. Derivatives conveniently adverb Origin ME: from L. convenient , convenire (see convene) …

    English new terms dictionary


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