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con·ven·ient

 (kən-vēn′yənt)
adj.
1. Suited or favorable to one's comfort, purpose, or needs: a convenient time to receive guests; a convenient excuse for not going.
2.
a. Easy to reach; accessible: a bank with branches at six convenient locations.
b. Close at hand; near: an apartment that is convenient to transportation.
3. Obsolete Fitting and proper; suitable.

[Middle English, from Latin conveniēns, convenient-, present participle of convenīre, to be suitable, fit; see convene.]

con·ven′ient·ly adv.

convenient

(kənˈviːnɪənt)
adj
1. suitable for one's purpose or needs; opportune
2. easy to use
3. close by or easily accessible; handy
[C14: from Latin conveniēns appropriate, fitting, from convenīre to come together, be in accord with, from venīre to come]
conˈveniently adv

con•ven•ient

(kənˈvin yənt)

adj.
1. suitable or agreeable to the needs or purpose; well-suited with respect to facility or ease in use.
2. at hand; easily accessible: convenient to all transportation.
3. Obs. fitting; suitable.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin convenient-, s. of conveniēns, present participle of convenīre to be suitable, come together. See convene, -ent]
con•ven′ient•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.convenient - suited to your comfort or purpose or needs; "a convenient excuse for not going"
accessible - capable of being reached; "a town accessible by rail"
expedient - serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient"
inconvenient - not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs; "it is inconvenient not to have a telephone in the kitchen"; "the back hall is an inconvenient place for the telephone"
2.convenient - large and roomy (`convenient' is archaic in this sense); "a commodious harbor"; "a commodious building suitable for conventions"
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression

convenient

adjective
1. suitable, fitting, fit, handy, satisfactory, befitting The family found it more convenient to eat in the kitchen.
2. useful, practical, handy, serviceable, labour-saving Pre-prepared foods are a tempting and convenient option.
useful awkward, useless, unsuitable, inconvenient
4. appropriate, timely, suited, suitable, beneficial, well-timed, opportune, seasonable, helpful She will try to arrange a mutually convenient time for an interview.

convenient

adjective
1. Suited to one's end or purpose:
2. Being within easy reach:
Idioms: close at hand, close by.
Translations
سَهل الوصول إلَيهمُريحمُلائِم، مُناسِبمُنَاسِب
vhodnývyhovujícípříhodný
belejlignempasendebekvem
oportuna
kätevämukavasopiva
pogodan
kényelmes
aîgengilegur; handhægurhentugur
都合のよい
편리한
specialiai
ērtsizdevīgspiemērotsviegli sasniedzams
prikladenustrezen
praktisk
สะดวก
thuận tiện

convenient

[kənˈviːnɪənt] ADJ
1. (= suitable) → conveniente; [tool, device] → práctico, útil; [size] → idóneo, cómodo
if it is convenient to yousi le viene bien
when it is convenient for youcuando le venga bien
would tomorrow be convenient?¿le viene bien mañana?
is it convenient to call tomorrow?¿le viene bien llamar mañana?
it is convenient to live hereresulta práctico vivir aquí
her death was certainly convenient for him (iro) → es cierto que su muerte fue oportuna para él
at a convenient momenten un momento oportuno
we looked for a convenient place to stopbuscamos un sitio apropiado para parar
it's not a convenient time for mea esa hora no me viene bien
2. (= near) [place] → bien situado, accesible
the house is convenient for the shopsla casa está muy cerca de las tiendas
the hotel is convenient for the airportel hotel está bien situado con respecto al aeropuerto
he put it on a convenient chairlo puso en una silla que estaba a mano

convenient

[kənˈviːniənt] adj
[method] → commode
if it is convenient to you → si cela vous convient, si cela ne vous dérange pas
[place, location] → bien situé(e)
to be convenient for sth → être bien situé(e) par rapport à qch
The hotel is convenient for the airport → L'hôtel est bien situé par rapport à l'aéroport.
[time]
It's not a convenient time for me → C'est une heure qui ne m'arrange pas.
to be convenient for sb
Would Monday be convenient for you? → Est-ce que lundi vous conviendrait?

convenient

adj (= useful, functional)zweckmäßig, praktisch; area, house (for shops etc) → günstig gelegen; timegünstig, passend; at a more convenient timezu einem passenderen or günstigeren Zeitpunkt; if it is convenientwenn es Ihnen (so) passt; if it is convenient to or for youwenn es Ihnen (so) passt, wenn es Ihnen keine Umstände macht; a place/time convenient for all of usein Ort, der/eine Zeit, die uns allen passt or für uns alle günstig ist; is tomorrow convenient (to or for you)?passt (es) Ihnen morgen?, geht es morgen?; he sat down on a convenient chairer setzte sich auf einen Stuhl, der gerade da stand; the trams are very convenient (= nearby)die Straßenbahnhaltestellen liegen sehr günstig; (= useful)die Straßenbahn ist sehr praktisch; a convenient place to stopeine geeignete or günstige Stelle zum Anhalten; is there a convenient train?gibt es einen geeigneten or passenden Zug?; her resignation was most convenient (for him)ihr Rücktritt kam (ihm) äußerst gelegen; how convenient!sehr günstig!

convenient

[kənˈviːnɪənt] adj (tool, size, place) → comodo/a; (event, time, occasion) → adatto/a, opportuno/a
the house is convenient for the shops → la casa è vicina ai or comoda per i negozi
if it is convenient to you → se per lei va bene, se non la incomoda
would tomorrow be convenient? → andrebbe bene domani?
is it convenient to call tomorrow? → potrei passare domani?

convenient

(kənˈviːnjənt) adjective
1. suitable; not causing trouble or difficulty. When would it be convenient for me to come?
2. easy to use, run etc. a convenient size of house.
3. easy to reach etc; accessible. Keep this in a convenient place.
conˈveniently adverb
conˈvenience noun
1. the state or quality of being convenient; freedom from trouble or difficulty. the convenience of living near the office.
2. any means of giving ease or comfort. the conveniences of modern life.
3. (also public convenience) a public lavatory.

convenient

مُنَاسِب vhodný belejlig praktisch κατάλληλος conveniente, práctico kätevä pratique pogodan conveniente 都合のよい 편리한 handig beleilig wygodny conveniente удобный praktisk สะดวก uygun thuận tiện 方便的
References in classic literature ?
Fame is a very good thing to have in the house, but cash is more convenient, so I wish to take the sense of the meeting on this important subject," said Jo, calling a family council.
In due time Tom and his party found themselves safely housed in the small hotel at Puerto Cortes, their belongings stored in a convenient warehouse and themselves, rather weary by reason of the stress of weather, ready for the start into the interior wilds of Honduras.
Our house was a convenient stopping-place for them.
It was a convenient, and, I trust, will prove a peaceful grave for a soldier.
And, finally, her great life-trial seems to be, that, after sixty years of idleness, she finds it convenient to earn comfortable bread by setting up a shop in a small way.
He was lodged in the prison, not as suspected of any offence, but as the most convenient and suitable mode of disposing of him, until the magistrates should have conferred with the Indian sagamores respecting his ransom.
No; it was a big, ugly, antique, but convenient house, embodying a few features of a building still older, half-replaced and half-utilized, in which I had the fancy of our being almost as lost as a handful of passengers in a great drifting ship.
At my first glimpse of the pulpit, it had not escaped me that however convenient for a ship, these joints in the present instance seemed unnecessary.
As such a man, however, was not of much practical use in the ship, especially as he refused to work except when he pleased, the incredulous captain would fain have been rid of him; but apprised that that individual's intention was to land him in the first convenient port, the archangel forthwith opened all his seals and vials -- devoting the ship and all hands to unconditional perdition, in case this intention was carried out.
Of course, they don't go to the bottom of it, or they would see if they never came for a cab it would be no use your standing there; but people don't always like to go to the bottom of things; it may not be convenient to do it; but if you Sunday drivers would all strike for a day of rest the thing would be done.
Weighted this way she made her way to the yards, again in fear, this time to see if she had lost her place; but fortunately about ten per cent of the working people of Packingtown had been depositors in that bank, and it was not convenient to discharge that many at once.
His conversation was in free and easy defiance of Murray's Grammar,[1] and was garnished at convenient intervals with various profane expressions, which not even the desire to be graphic in our account shall induce us to transcribe.