Convenience meaning

kən-vēn'yəns
The definition of convenience is the state of being able to do something easily with little effort and no hindrances.

An example of a convenience is the microwave, which makes it easier and more effortless to heat up food.

An example of convenience is when a dry cleaner picks up clothes from an office building to make it easier for people in the building to get their clothes cleaned.

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A lavatory.
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The quality of being suitable to one's comfort, purposes, or needs.

The convenience of living near shops, schools, and libraries.

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The quality of being convenient; fitness or serviceability.
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Personal comfort or advantage.

Services that promote the customer's convenience.

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A suitable or agreeable time.

Fill out the form at your earliest convenience.

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Personal well-being; comfort.
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A condition personally favorable or suitable; advantage.
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Anything that adds to one's comfort or saves work; useful, handy, or helpful device, article, service, etc.
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A convenient time, especially in the phrase at one's convenience.
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Something that increases comfort or saves work.

Household conveniences such as a washing machine, an electric can opener, and disposable diapers.

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A lavatory, esp. one for the public.
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The quality of being suitable, useful or convenient.
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Anything that makes for an easier life.

Fast food is popular because of its cost and convenience.

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(chiefly UK) A public toilet.
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at someone's convenience
  • At a time, or in a place or manner, suitable to someone.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

at someone's convenience

Origin of convenience

  • From Latin convenientia, from conveniens (“suitable”), present participle of convenire (“to come together, suit”).
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