Convenient Definition

Adding to one's comfort; easy to do, use, or get to; causing little trouble or work; handy.
Webster's New World
Easily accessible (to); near (to)
Webster's New World
Close at hand; near.
An apartment that is convenient to transportation.
American Heritage
Appropriate; suitable.
Webster's New World

Origin of Convenient

  • 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

  • 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

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