[ kuh-moh-dee-uh s ]
/ kəˈmoʊ di əs /


spacious and convenient; roomy: a commodious apartment.
ample or adequate for a particular purpose: a commodious harbor.

Origin of commodious

1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin commodiōsus, equivalent to Latin commodi(tās) convenience (see commodity) + -ōsus -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for commodious

/ (kəˈməʊdɪəs) /


(of buildings, rooms, etc) large and roomy; spacious
archaic suitable; convenient

Derived forms of commodious

commodiously, adverbcommodiousness, noun

Word Origin for commodious

C15: from Medieval Latin commodiōsus, from Latin commodus convenient, from com- with + modus measure
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