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convenience

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con=ven=ience

CIDE DICTIONARY

conveniencen. [L. convenientia agreement, fitness. See Convenient.].
  •  The state or quality of being convenient; fitness or suitableness, as of place, time, etc.; propriety.  [1913 Webster]
    "Let's further think of this;
    Weigh what convenience both of time and means
    May fit us to our shape.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "With all brief and plain conveniency,
    Let me have judgment.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Freedom from discomfort, difficulty, or trouble; commodiousness; ease; accommodation.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thus necessity invented stools,
    Convenience next suggested elbow chairs.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "We are rather intent upon the end of God's glory than our own conveniency."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is convenient; that which promotes comfort or advantage; that which is suited to one's wants; an accommodation.  [1913 Webster]
    "A pair of spectacles and several other little conveniences."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A convenient or fit time; opportunity; as, to do something at one's convenience.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

convenience, n.
1 the quality of being convenient; suitability.
2 freedom from difficulty or trouble; material advantage (for convenience).
3 an advantage (a great convenience).
4 a useful thing, esp. an installation or piece of equipment.
5 Brit. a lavatory, esp. a public one.

Idiom
at one's convenience at a time or place that suits one. at one's earliest convenience as soon as one can. convenience food food, esp. complete meals, sold in convenient form and requiring very little preparation. convenience store US a large shop with extended opening hours. make a convenience of take advantage of (a person) insensitively.
Etymology
ME f. L convenientia (as CONVENE)

THESAURUS

convenience

WC, accommodate, accommodation, adaptability, advantage, advantageousness, advisability, amenity, appliance, appropriateness, appurtenance, auspiciousness, avail, backhouse, basement, bathroom, behalf, behoof, beneficialness, benefit, can, chargedness, closet, comfort, comfort station, commodiousness, coziness, crapper, criticality, crucialness, cushioniness, decency, desirability, drive, ductility, earth closet, ease, easiness, engine, enginery, expedience, expediency, facility, favor, favorableness, feasibility, felicitousness, fitness, fittingness, fixture, flexibility, free time, freedom, friendliness, fruitfulness, goof-off time, handiness, head, homelikeness, homeliness, homeyness, hospitality, idle hours, interest, john, johnny, johnny house, latrine, lavatory, leisure, loadedness, loo, luxuriousness, machine, machinery, malleability, manageability, manageableness, maneuverability, mechanical aid, mechanical device, mechanism, meetness, motive power, motor, necessary, odd moments, opportuneness, outhouse, peace, peacefulness, percentage, pliability, pliancy, point, politicness, powder room, power plant, power source, practicality, pregnancy, privy, profit, profitability, propitiousness, propriety, prudence, repose, reposefulness, rest, rest room, restfulness, retirement, rightness, ripeness, roominess, seasonableness, seemliness, semiretirement, service, snugness, softness, spare time, suitability, throne, time, time to kill, time to spare, timeliness, toilet, toilet room, untroublesomeness, urinal, use, usefulness, utility, value, warmness, washroom, water closet, wieldableness, wieldiness, wisdom, worth, worthwhileness

ROGET THESAURUS

convenience

Leisure

N leisure, convenience, spare time, spare hours, spare moments, vacant hour, time, time to spare, time on one's hands, holiday, relaxation, otium cum dignitate, ease, no hurry, no big rush, no deadline, leisure, leisurely, slow, deliberate, quiet, calm, undisturbed, at leisure, at one's ease, at loose ends, at a loose end, unhurriedly, deliberately, without undue haste, anytime, time hanging heavy on one's hands, eile mit Weile.


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