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convenience

noun con·ve·nience \ kən-ˈvēn-yən(t)s \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of convenience

1 : fitness or suitability for performing an action or fulfilling a requirement
2 a : something (such as an appliance, device, or service) conducive to comfort or ease
  • modern camping conveniences
b chiefly British : toilet 1
3 : a suitable or convenient time
  • Call me at your convenience.
4 : freedom from discomfort : ease
  • The forms can be filled out online for your convenience.

Examples of convenience in a Sentence

  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.

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Origin and Etymology of convenience

convenience Synonyms


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convenience

adjective

Definition of convenience

: designed for quick and easy preparation or use
  • convenience foods

Examples of convenience in a Sentence

  1. Frozen pizza is a popular convenience food.

Origin and Etymology of convenience



CONVENIENCE Defined for English Language Learners

convenience

noun

Definition of convenience for English Language Learners

  • : 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


convenience

adjective

Definition of convenience for English Language Learners

  • : designed for quick and easy preparation


CONVENIENCE Defined for Kids

convenience

noun con·ve·nience \ kən-ˈvē-nyəns \

Definition of convenience for Students

1 : the quality or state of being available, easy to use, useful, or helpful
  • Shoppers enjoy the convenience of an elevator.
2 : personal comfort
  • I thought only of my own convenience.
3 : opportunity 1
  • Come at your earliest convenience.
4 : something that gives comfort or advantage
  • They live in a house with modern conveniences.


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