convenient


convenient
con|ve|ni|ent
S3 [kənˈvi:niənt] adj
[Date: 1300-1400; : Latin; Origin: , present participle of convenire 'to come together, be suitable', from com- ( COM-) + venire 'to come']
1.) useful to you because it saves you time, or does not spoil your plans or cause you problems
Mail-order catalogs are a convenient way to shop.
My secretary will call you to arrange a convenient time to meet.
convenient for
Is three o'clock convenient for you?
convenient to do sth
It is simple and convenient to use.
2.) close and easy to reach
The bus stop around the corner is probably the most convenient.
convenient for
BrE convenient to AmE
restaurants convenient for shops and theatres

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  • convenient — (adj.) late 14c., from L. convenientem (nom. conveniens), prp. of convenire (see CONVENE (Cf. convene)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • convenient — adj. 1) convenient for (will Tuesday be convenient for you?) 2) convenient to + inf. (it is very convenient to have the bus stop so close = it is very convenient having the bus stop so close) 3) convenient that + clause (it s very convenient that …   Combinatory dictionary

  • convenient — [[t]kənvi͟ːniənt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: oft it v link ADJ to inf If a way of doing something is convenient, it is easy, or very useful or suitable for a particular purpose. ...a flexible and convenient way of paying for business expenses... The… …   English dictionary

  • convenient — adjective 1 helpful for you because it saves you time or does not spoil your plans or cause you problems: I find going to the supermarket once a month the most convenient way to shop. | convenient for sb: Is three o clock convenient for you? |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English