convenient

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EtymologyEdit

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. Serving to reduce a difficulty, or accessible with minimum difficulty; expedient.
    Synonyms: expedient, simple, easy
    Antonym: inconvenient
    Fast food might be convenient, but it's also very unhealthy.
  2. (obsolete) Fit; suitable; appropriate.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

convenient (masculine and feminine plural convenients)

  1. convenient
    Antonym: inconvenient

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “convenient” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.

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VerbEdit

convenient

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of conveniō