Convenient meaning

kən-vēn'yənt
The definition of convenient is something easy to do, causes little trouble or easy to get to.

An example of convenient is a solution to a problem that presents itself at just the right time.

An example of convenient is a store that is located right next to your house for easy access.

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Suited or favorable to one's comfort, purpose, or needs.

A convenient time to receive guests; a convenient excuse for not going.

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Fitting and proper; suitable.
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Adding to one's comfort; easy to do, use, or get to; causing little trouble or work; handy.
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Easily accessible (to); near (to)
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Appropriate; suitable.
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Of or pertaining to convenience; simple; easy; expedient.

Fast food might be convenient, but it's also very unhealthy.

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Origin of convenient

  • Middle English from Latin conveniēns convenient- present participle of convenīre to be suitable, fit convene
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English convenient, from Latin conveniens (“fit, suitable, convenient”), present participle of convenire (“to come together, suit”); see convene and compare covenant.
    From Wiktionary