Definitions for conveniencekənˈvin yəns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•ven•iencekənˈvin yəns(n.)

  1. the quality of being convenient.

  2. anything, as an appliance, that saves or simplifies work or adds to one's ease or comfort.

  3. a convenient situation or time:

    at your convenience.

  4. advantage or accommodation; comfort.

  5. Chiefly Brit.

    Category: British

    Ref: lavatory .

  6. (adj.)easy to obtain, use, or reach; made for convenience.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of convenience:

1350–1400; ME < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. convenience(noun)

    the state of being suitable or opportune

    "chairs arranged for his own convenience"

  2. convenience(noun)

    the quality of being useful and convenient

    "they offered the convenience of an installment plan"

  3. public toilet, comfort station, public convenience, convenience, public lavatory, restroom, toilet facility, wash room(noun)

    a toilet that is available to the public

  4. appliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gizmo, gismo, widget(noun)

    a device or control that is very useful for a particular job

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. convenience(noun)ənˈvin yəns

    the state or quality of being easy or suitable

    the convenience of being able to walk to the store; For your convenience, pillows and blankets are provided.

  2. convenienceənˈvin yəns

    at the time you choose

    Pick up your order at your convenience.

  3. convenienceənˈvin yəns

    sth that makes sth easy or suitable

    Are cell phones a convenience we could live without?

Wiktionary

  1. convenience(Noun)

    the quality of being suitable, useful or convenient

  2. convenience(Noun)

    anything that makes for an easier life

    Fast food is popular because of its cost and convenience.

  3. convenience(Noun)

    a convenient time, especially in the phrase at one's convenience

  4. convenience(Noun)

    a public toilet

Webster Dictionary

  1. Convenience(noun)

    alt. of Conveniency

Freebase

  1. Convenience

    Convenient procedures, products and services are those intended to increase ease in accessibility, save resources and decrease frustration. Convenience is a relative concept, and depends on context. For example, automobiles were once considered a convenience, yet today are regarded as a normal part of life. Service conveniences are those that save shoppers time or effort, and includes variables such as credit availability and extended store hours. Service convenience pertains to the facilitation of selling both goods and services, and combinations of the two. Convenience goods are widely distributed products that "require minimal time and physical and mental effort to purchase."


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

convenience(noun)

the state or quality of being convenient; freedom from trouble or difficulty

the convenience of living near the office.

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