Convenient


Convenient
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. --Prov. xxx. 8. [1913 Webster]

Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient. --Eph. v. 4. [1913 Webster]

2. Affording accommodation or advantage; well adapted to use; handly; as, a convenient house; convenient implements or tools. [1913 Webster]

3. Seasonable; timely; opportune; as, a convenient occasion; a convenient season. --Acts xxiv. 25. [1913 Webster]

4. Near at hand; easy of access. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

Hereties used to be brought thither, convenient for burning. --Thackeray.

Syn: Fit; suitable; proper; adapted; fitted; suited; handly; commodious. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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