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convenient

con·ven·ient

convenient

 
 
pronunciation:
kn vin ynt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: suitable and easily turned to one's needs, purposes, or comfort.
Frozen dinners are convenient when you have little time to cook.Saying that his wife needed him at home was just a convenient excuse to get out of there.It's more convenient to take the subway now that they've put on more trains.
synonyms:
expedient, handy, helpful, useful
antonyms:
cumbersome, difficult, inconvenient, inexpedient
similar words:
advantageous, appropriate, beneficial, favorable, suitable
definition 2: easily accessible; nearby.
The house is convenient to downtown.
synonyms:
accessible, close, near, nearby
antonyms:
inconvenient
similar words:
handy, on hand
derivation: conveniently (adv.)
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