Origin of convenience
Examples from the Web for convenience
Holsey admitted to killing a police officer after robbing a convenience store.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the afternoon Brown was killed, he had stolen a pack of cigars from a convenience store.The Three Biggest Unanswered Questions About Ferguson|Jacob Siegel|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The bond between women and detachable showerheads, after all, is both a marriage of convenience and one of love.
While the two outfits have long enjoyed a marriage of convenience, they have been careful to maintain a distance from each other.
And then you go and open a convenience store and it’s the ‘All-American convenience store.Awkward: This Democratic Judicial Candidate's Husband Is a White Supremacist|Gideon Resnick|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They have for the sake of convenience been called the alpha, beta, and gamma rays.A Brief Account of Radio-activity|Francis Preston Venable
This age was taken for the sake of convenience, and to include all children indefinitely specified as having "died young."Consanguineous Marriages in the American Population|George B. Louis Arner
Considerations of convenience, however, postponed the marriage.Narrative And Miscellaneous Papers|Thomas De Quincey
Nevertheless, there are times when this method may be found a convenience and yield results which are all that may be desired.The Barnet Book of Photography|Various
Utility and convenience took the place of show and splendor.Our Hundred Days in Europe|Oliver Wendell Holmes
British Dictionary definitions for convenience
Word Origin and History for convenience
late 14c., "agreement, conformity," from Latin convenientia "meeting together, agreement, harmony," from conveniens, present participle of convenire (see convene). Meaning "suitable, adapted to existing conditions" is from c.1600; that of "personally not difficult" is from 1703.
Idioms and Phrases with convenience
see at one's convenience.