Origin of convenience
Synonyms for convenience
Related Words for conveniencesamenity, advantage, service, facility, enjoyment, ease, comfort, appliance, accessibility, satisfaction, benefit, luxury, assistance, accommodation, relief, freedom, opportunity, help, furtherance, receptiveness
Examples from the Web for conveniences
Contemporary Examples of conveniences
“For conveniences and shops where you can buy what you need,” it is much easier, he said.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech
January 6, 2015
They installed a fish pond, equipped with water pump and lights, and they constructed shelves and other conveniences for him.Hoover’s Secret Files
August 2, 2011
All these comforts and conveniences have a way of making Japan feel less foreign—almost, I dare say, like any other major city.Gal With a Suitcase
November 27, 2009
Historical Examples of conveniences
Has not your family, Madam, some one tradesman they deal with, who has conveniences of this kind?Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)
The doors of the state-rooms, and other conveniences, opened on its sides and ends.
They will be quite abashed with her conveniences, sir, and unable to enjoy them.
You don't appreciate the conveniences of this hotel, Miss Colton.The Rise of Roscoe Paine
Joseph C. Lincoln
Milan has the best municipal facilities and conveniences in all Italy.Italy, the Magic Land
"material appliances conducive to personal comfort," 1670s, plural of 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.
see at one's convenience.