convenience

9 ENTRIES FOUND:

1con·ve·nience

noun \kən-ˈvēn-yən(t)s\

: a quality or situation that makes something easy or useful for someone by reducing the amount of work or time required to do something

: a time that is appropriate for doing something or that is suitable for someone

: something (such as a device) that makes you more comfortable or allows you to do things more easily

Full Definition of CONVENIENCE

1
:  fitness or suitability for performing an action or fulfilling a requirement
2
a :  something (as an appliance, device, or service) conducive to comfort or ease
b chiefly British :  toilet 3
3
:  a suitable or convenient time <at your convenience>
4
:  freedom from discomfort :  ease

Examples of CONVENIENCE

  1. An elevator was available for the shoppers' convenience.
  2. I enjoy the convenience of living near a post office.
  3. For your convenience, we have added a feature that allows you to pay your bills over the Internet.
  4. Please come to my office at your earliest convenience.
  5. Our hotel room was equipped with all the modern conveniences.
  6. They enjoyed the conveniences of flying first class.

First Known Use of CONVENIENCE

14th century

Related to CONVENIENCE

2convenience

adjective

: designed for quick and easy preparation

Full Definition of CONVENIENCE

:  designed for quick and easy preparation or use <convenience foods>

Examples of CONVENIENCE

  1. Frozen pizza is a popular convenience food.

First Known Use of CONVENIENCE

1917

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