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opportune

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Adjective
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op=por=tune
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2 in 2 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses) (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

opportunea. [F. opporiun, L. opportunus, lit., at or before the port; ob (see Ob-) + a derivative of portus port, harbor. See Port harbor.].
     Convenient; ready; hence, seasonable; timely.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
    "This is most opportune to our need."  [1913 Webster]
opportunev. t. 
     To suit.  Dr. Clerke(1637).  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

opportune, adj.
1 (of a time) well-chosen or especially favourable or appropriate (an opportune moment).
2 (of an action or event) well-timed; done or occurring at a favourable or useful time.

Derivative
opportunely adv. opportuneness n.
Etymology
ME f. OF opportun -une f. L opportunus (as OB-, portus harbour), orig. of the wind driving towards the harbour

THESAURUS

opportune

a propos, ad rem, adapted, advantageous, advisable, applicable, apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt, auspicious, becoming, befitting, beneficial, congruous, convenient, decent, desirable, dovetailing, expedient, favorable, feasible, felicitous, fit, fitted, fitten, fitting, fortunate, fructuous, geared, germane, good, happy, helpful, just right, likely, lucky, meet, meshing, on the button, pat, pertinent, politic, profitable, proper, propitious, prosperous, providential, qualified, recommendable, relevant, right, ripe, seasonable, seemly, sortable, suitable, suited, suiting, tailored, timely, to be desired, to the point, to the purpose, useful, well-timed, wise, worthwhile

ROGET THESAURUS

opportune

Expedience

N expedience, expediency, desirableness, desirability, fitness, utility, propriety, opportunism, advantage, high time, expedient, desirable, advisable, acceptable, convenient, worth while, meet, fit, fitting, due, proper, eligible, seemly, becoming, befitting, opportune, in loco, suitable, applicable, in the right place, conveniently, operae pretium est.

Occasion

N timeliness, occasion, opportunity, opening, room, event (eventuality), suitable season, proper season, suitable time, proper time, high time, opportuneness, tempestivity, crisis, turn, juncture, conjuncture, crisis, turning point, given time, nick of time, golden opportunity, well timed opportunity, fine opportunity, favorable opportunity, opening, clear stage, fair field, mollia tempora, fata Morgana, spare time, opportune, timely, well-timed, timeful, seasonable, providential, lucky, fortunate, happy, favorable, propitious, auspicious, critical, suitable, obiter dicta, opportunely, in proper course, in due course, in proper season, in due season, in proper time, in due time, for the nonce, in the nick of time, in the fullness of time, all in good time, just in time, at the eleventh hour, now or never, by the way, by the by, en passant, a propos, pro re nata, pro hac vice, par parenthese, parenthetically, by way of parenthesis, incidentally, while speaking of, while on the subject, extempore, on the spur of the moment, on the spur of the occasion, on the spot, carpe diem occasionem cognosce, one's hour is come, the time is up, that reminds me, now that you mention it, come to think of it, bien perdu bien connu, e sempre l'ora, ex quovis ligno non fit Mercurius, nosce tempus, nunc aut nunquam.


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