Con*ven"ient ]

1.

Fit or adapted; suitable; proper; becoming; appropriate.

[Archaic]

Feed me with food convenient for me. Prov. xxx. 8.

Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient. Eph. v. 4.

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.

Acts xxiv. 25.

4.

Near at hand; easy of access.

[Colloq.]

Hereties used to be brought thither, convenient for burning. Thackeray.

Syn. -- Fit; suitable; proper; adapted; fitted; suited; handly; commodious.

 

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