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kənˈvin yəntcon·ve·nient

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. convenientadjective

    suited to your comfort or purpose or needs

    "a convenient excuse for not going"

  2. commodious, convenientadjective

    large and roomy (`convenient' is archaic in this sense)

    "a commodious harbor"; "a commodious building suitable for conventions"


  1. convenientadjective

    Of or pertaining to convenience; simple; easy; expedient.

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

    Etymology: From convenient, from conveniens, present participle of convenire; see convene and compare covenant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Convenientverb

    fit or adapted; suitable; proper; becoming; appropriate

  2. Convenientverb

    affording accommodation or advantage; well adapted to use; handly; as, a convenient house; convenient implements or tools

  3. Convenientverb

    seasonable; timely; opportune; as, a convenient occasion; a convenient season

  4. Convenientverb

    near at hand; easy of access

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Convenient

    kon-vēn′yent, adj. suitable: handy: commodious.—adj. Conven′able (obs.), fitting.—ns. Conven′ience, Conven′iency, suitableness: an advantage: any particular domestic accommodation, as a closet, &c.—adv. Conven′iently. [L. convenīre.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'convenient' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4496

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'convenient' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4804

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'convenient' in Adjectives Frequency: #597

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of convenient in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of convenient in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of convenient in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Frieden:

    We got all these crazy questions, like 'We're not sure your team is qualified, send us more CVs,' and 'We're not sure when would be a convenient time for you to come,'.

  2. Brian Elbel:

    New York City was in a convenient place and could be ‘ fun ’ for younger kids, given that you generally got to fill your cup yourself, the idea is to make the healthy choice the easy choice.

  3. Jim Pasco:

    I'd say it's unfortunate that rather than keeping their sleeves rolled up and continuing to try to find consensus, that some elected officials have seen fit to try to find a convenient culprit for the predicament they find themselves in.

  4. Patrick Beattie:

    It’s important to combine this passion for concept — more convenient care — with the rigor of science to make sure we’re not creating hype, there’s a potential downside if you overhype things, especially in the consumer market.

  5. John Wagner:

    If deployed correctly, and with the confidence of the public, meaning, we address the privacy concerns. And if we can gain their confidence in this, it can really make travel safe, simple, convenient and hygienic.

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    the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    • A. rapture
    • B. substitute
    • C. witness
    • D. abdomen

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