Definitions for amenityəˈmɛn ɪ ti, əˈmi nɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•men•i•tyəˈmɛn ɪ ti, əˈmi nɪ-(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. an agreeable way or manner; courtesy; civility:

    social amenities.

  2. any feature that provides comfort, convenience, or pleasure:

    The hotel has a swimming pool and other amenities.

  3. the quality of being pleasing or agreeable:

    the amenity of a temperate climate.

Origin of amenity:

1400–50; late ME amenite < AF < L amoenitās=amoen(us) pleasing +-itās -ity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. agreeableness, amenity(noun)

    pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions

    "a well trained staff saw to the agreeableness of our accommodations"; "he discovered the amenities of reading at an early age"

Wiktionary

  1. amenity(Noun)

    Pleasantness.

    We especially enjoyed the amenity of the climate on our last holiday.

  2. amenity(Noun)

    A thing or circumstance that is welcome and makes life a little easier or more pleasant.

    All the little amenities the hotel provided made our stay very enjoyable.

  3. amenity(Noun)

    Convenience.

  4. amenity(Noun)

    a unit pertaining to the infrastructure of a community, such as a public toilet, a postbox, a library etc.

  5. Origin: From aménité, from amoenitas, from amoenus, of unknown origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amenity(noun)

    the quality of being pleasant or agreeable, whether in respect to situation, climate, manners, or disposition; pleasantness; civility; suavity; gentleness

Freebase

  1. Amenity

    In real property and lodging, amenities are any tangible or intangible benefits of a property, especially those that increase its attractiveness or value or that contribute to its comfort or convenience. Tangible amenities might include attractive guest rooms, Wi-Fi, dining, parks, swimming pools, golf courses, health club facilities, party rooms, theater or media rooms, bike paths, Lifts, community centers, services, or garages, for example. Intangible amenities might include pleasant views, nearby activities, good schools, or a low crime rate, all of which add to the desirability of a property.

Anagrams of amenity

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Translations for amenity

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

amenity(noun)

something that makes life more pleasant or convenient

This part of town has a lot of amenities; – good shops, parks etc.

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