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It may not always be easy, convenient, or politically correct to stand for truth and right, but it is the right thing to do. Always.
M. Russell Ballard

Meaning of "convenient" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CONVENIENT

From Latin conveniēns appropriate, fitting, from convenīre to come together, be in accord with, from venīre to come.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CONVENIENT

convenient  [kənˈviːnɪənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONVENIENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Convenient is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CONVENIENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

convenient

Convenience

Convenient procedures, products and services are those intended to increase ease in accessibility, save resources and decrease frustration. Convenience is a relative concept, and depends on context. For example, automobiles were once considered a convenience, yet today are regarded as a normal part of life. Service conveniences are those that save shoppers time or effort, and includes variables such as credit availability and extended store hours. Service convenience pertains to the facilitation of selling both goods and services, and combinations of the two. Convenience goods are widely distributed products that "require minimal time and physical and mental effort to purchase."...

Definition of convenient in the English dictionary

The first definition of convenient in the dictionary is suitable for one's purpose or needs; opportune. Other definition of convenient is easy to use. Convenient is also close by or easily accessible; handy.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONVENIENT


ambient
ˈæmbɪənt
Bryant
ˈbraɪənt
client
ˈklaɪənt
compliant
kəmˈplaɪənt
deviant
ˈdiːvɪənt
gelato
ˈvɛərɪənt
giant
ˈdʒaɪənt
gradient
ˈɡreɪdɪənt
ingredient
ɪnˈɡriːdɪənt
intervenient
ˌɪntəˈviːnɪənt
lenient
ˈliːnɪənt
orient
ˈɔːrɪənt
prevenient
prɪˈviːnɪənt
radiant
ˈreɪdɪənt
recipient
rɪˈsɪpɪənt
superconvenient
ˌsuːpərkənˈviːnɪənt
supervenient
ˌsuːpəˈviːnɪənt
transient
ˈtrænzɪənt
ultraconvenient
ˌʌltrəkənˈviːnɪənt
variant
ˈvɛərɪənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONVENIENT

convenance
convene
convener
convenership
convenience
convenience food
convenience goods
convenience market
convenience store
conveniency
conveniently
convening
convenor
convenorship
convent
convent girl
convent school
conventicle
conventicler
convention

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONVENIENT

ancient
coefficient
deficient
efficient
energy-efficient
fuel-efficient
impatient
inconvenient
inefficient
inpatient
insufficient
Lorient
obedient
outpatient
patient
proficient
quotient
resilient
salient
sufficient

Synonyms and antonyms of convenient in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONVENIENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «convenient» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of convenient

Translation of «convenient» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONVENIENT

Find out the translation of convenient to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of convenient from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «convenient» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

方便的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

práctico
570 millions of speakers

English

convenient
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सुविधाजनक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُنَاسِب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

удобный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

conveniente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সুবিধাজনক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pratique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mudah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

praktisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

都合のよい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

편리한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Trep
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuận tiện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வசதியான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सोयीस्कर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uygun
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

conveniente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wygodny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зручний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

avantajos
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κατάλληλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gerieflik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

praktisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

beleilig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of convenient

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONVENIENT»

The term «convenient» is very widely used and occupies the 6.383 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONVENIENT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about convenient

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10 QUOTES WITH «CONVENIENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word convenient.
1
Samuel Alexander
It is convenient to distinguish the two kinds of experience which have thus been described, the experienc-ing and the experienc-ed, by technical words.
2
Shiri Appleby
I've been watching so many movies and they all have to do with the DVDs. It's just so much more convenient.
3
Yasser Arafat
It's always convenient for certain people to heap accusations on Israel.
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M. Russell Ballard
It may not always be easy, convenient, or politically correct to stand for truth and right, but it is the right thing to do. Always.
5
Susanne Bier
Any creative process is about being in a territory which isn't secure, isn't necessarily familiar, and isn't convenient in any sort of way. And that's the excitement of it.
6
William Bligh
Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome.
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Randolph Bourne
Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes, and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has.
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Russell Brand
It would have been convenient to be gay. Just because of the grooming, the narcissism, stuff like that. But I have this kind of roaring heterosexuality. Traditional, uncomplicated heterosexuality, an almost cliched Robin Askwith thing.
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Jeff Bridges
We love things that are convenient.
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Arleigh Burke
There never is a convenient place to fight a war when the other man starts it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONVENIENT»

Discover the use of convenient in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to convenient and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Convenient Hatred: The History of Antisemitism
"A Convenient Hatred" chronicles a very particular hatred through powerful stories that allow readers to see themselves in the tarnished mirror of history.
... Phyllis Goldstein, 2012
2
Ruthless Magnate, Convenient Wife
Russian billionaire Sergei Antonovich was famous for being knee-deep in stunning supermodels and aspiring actresses.
Lynne Graham, 2010
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His Convenient Husband
A temporary arrangement?
J. L. Langley, 2009
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The Convenient Marriage
I owe her many happy hours.' Margaret Drabble 'Wonderful characters, elegant, witty writing, perfect period detail and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer achieves what the rest of us only aspire to.' Katie Fforde Fiction
Georgette Heyer, 2010
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A Convenient Fabrication
THE NON-CRISIS OF MANMADE GLOBAL WARMING AND WHY WE ARE POWERLESS TO CHANGE THE CLIMATE The definitive response to the errors and omissions of An Inconvenient Truth.
Charles Opalek, 2007
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A Life Less Convenient: Letters to My Ex
The book portrays the complex, often ambivalent relationship of the body in love and in disease through both pictures and text.
Jennifer Clare Burke, 2006
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Convenient Myths: The Green Revolution - Perceptions, ...
CONVENIENT MYTHS is written for anyone wishing to get to the bottom of the matter, without being over-burdened by details. Here are the crucial facts, unadulterated, and easy to understand.
Klaus L. E. Kaiser, 2010
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A Convenient Wife (Mills & Boon Love Inspired Historical)
His plan was simple--convince Caroline Hudson to take in his children as wards.
Anna Schmidt, 2013
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The Convenient Groom: A Nantucket Love Story
She wrote the book--literally--on finding the right mate.
Denise Hunter, 2011
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Convenient Solutions to an Inconvenient Truth: ...
This book book sets out a compelling argument for including ecosystem-based approaches to mitigation and adaptation as a third essential pillar in national strategies to address climate change.
‎2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONVENIENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term convenient is used in the context of the following news items.
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Q&A controversy a convenient distraction for the government
Lists, according to various magazine editors and clickbaiters, work: 3 Rules for Getting Rich; 5 Ways to Get a Rise; 7 Hot Suburbs for Investment ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
2
Barclays bPay band: Convenient contactless payments, if you've got …
With contactless payments well and truly established as an everyday method of paying for low-value good and services, it's unsurprising to see ... «The Next Web, Jul 15»
3
How Convenient: AP's Rugaber Changes Post-Jobs Report …
How Convenient: AP's Rugaber Changes Post-Jobs Report Assessment of Employment Market From 'Nearing Full Health' to 'Mixed'. By Tom ... «NewsBusters, Jul 15»
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'A little too convenient': Rush Limbaugh blames Clinton conspiracy …
Right wing radio pundit Rush Limbaugh implied on his show yesterday he thinks a gay child featured July 3 on the Humans of New York ... «Raw Story, Jul 15»
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Transit Triangle Offers Convenient LaPorte County Travel in 2015
The Transit Triangle commuter bus service that connects LaPorte, Michigan City and Purdue University North Central offers convenient, ... «PortageLife, Jul 15»
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PhilHealth Premiums payment now more convenient through …
PhilHealth President and CEO Alexander A. Padilla said the new policy will make premium remittances more convenient to employers and will ... «Philippine Information Agency, Jul 15»
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Mud Bay Market in Cape Vincent offers convenient grocery stop in …
Mud Bay Market has been opened in the town of Cape Vincent by Stephanie L. White, right, and her fiance, Ricky S. Kline. «WatertownDailyTimes.com, Jul 15»
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GoPro Hero 4 Session is the tiniest GoPro ever and I absolutely love it
Maybe it's just that much more convenient and easy to go. Maybe it's just that much faster. So it's that much easier of a decision for me to grab ... «Mashable, Jul 15»
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Quick, efficient and convenient, Uber is the way of the future
Quick, efficient and convenient, Uber is the way of the future ... is because millions of passengers find it cheap, quick, efficient and convenient. «Times LIVE, Jul 15»
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Samsung Level U Wireless Bluetooth Earphones Feature Wireless …
This newest Level headset outshines others through its cordless advancement, allowing more freedom of movement and a more convenient ... «Venture Capital Post, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Convenient [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/convenient>. May 2020 ».
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