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Definition of Convenient


  1. Fit or adapted; suitable; proper; becoming; appropriate.
  2. Affording accommodation or advantage; well adapted to use; handly; as, a convenient house; convenient implements or tools.
  3. Seasonable; timely; opportune; as, a convenient occasion; a convenient season.
  4. Near at hand; easy of access.

Convenient Quotations

Bacchus, n.: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.
Ambrose Bierce

Automating some of your finances can be incredibly convenient and is a great way to save time, but automating everything makes it too easy to go on autopilot and forget to pay attention to your personal finances.
Alexa Von Tobel

For many people, commuting is the worst part of the day, and policies that can make commuting shorter and more convenient would be a straightforward way to reduce minor but widespread suffering.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Some of us are born rebellious. Like Jean Genet or Arthur Rimbaud, I roam these mean streets like a villain, a vagabond, an outcast, scavenging for the scraps that may perchance plummet off humanity's dirty plates, though often sometimes taking a cab to a restaurant is more convenient.
Patti Smith

I found that dance, music, and literature is how I made sense of the world... it pushed me to think of things bigger than life's daily routines... to think beyond what is immediate or convenient.
Mikhail Baryshnikov
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Convenient Translations

convenient in Dutch is doelmatig, gemakkelijk, geschikt
convenient in French is opportun
convenient in German is bequem, komfortabel, geeignete
convenient in Italian is vantaggioso, utilitario
convenient in Latin is opportunus
convenient in Norwegian is bekvemt, passende
convenient in Portuguese is conveniente
convenient in Spanish is practico, provechoso
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