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From Middle English convenient, from Latin conveniens (fit, suitable, convenient), present participle of convenire (to come together, suit); see convene and compare covenant.

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convenient (comparative more convenient, superlative most convenient)

  1. Of or pertaining to convenience; simple; easy
    Fast food might be convenient, but it's also very unhealthy.
    Synonyms: expedient
  2. (obsolete) Fit; suitable; appropriate.
    • Bible, Proverbs xxx
      Feed me with food convenient for me.
    • Bible, Eph. v. 4
      Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient.
    • Bishop Reynolds
      [] continual drinking is most convenient to the distemper of an hydropick body, though most disconvenient to its present welfare.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin conveniens, convenientem, possibly a borrowing (first appears in 1507)[1].

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convenient (masculine and feminine plural convenients)

  1. convenient

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