- 1Fitting in well with a person’s needs, activities, and plans: I phoned your office to confirm that this date is convenientMore example sentences
- There are plenty of ways to make your meal plan convenient, appealing, and customized to fit your lifestyle.
- It wasn't as if he even particularly liked to swim; it was simply the most convenient physical activity.
- In the garden would be quite convenient as you are planning on mowing the lawn.
- 1.1Involving little trouble or effort: the new car park will make shopping much more convenientMore example sentences
- The card is being marketed as a more convenient option for the customer, compared to carrying cash or traveller's cheques.
- A more convenient but less effective option is to use a liquid extract.
- If you can offer a more convenient option to customers, that is valuable.
- 1.2 (convenient for) Situated so as to allow easy access to: the site would have to be convenient for LondonMore example sentences
- We are pleased to offer to the market this terraced house, convenient for access to all local amenities and transport links.
- The property is also convenient for a number of local schools.
- London Gatwick Airport is convenient for The English Language Centre in Brighton.
- 1.3Helpfully placed or occurring: guests were relaxing beneath a convenient palm treeMore example sentences
- The doctors responsible for children's heart surgery in Bristol provided convenient scapegoats.
- Yet a closer look at his record suggests that he is just a convenient scapegoat for a lot of people's stereotypes.
- The promissory note is a convenient tool, an additional guarantee to the bona fide commercial relationship.
- [sentence adverb]: he lived, conveniently, in ParisMore example sentences
- Residents will be able to work and live there as conveniently as in the downtown.
- That most of them are free agents, able to join a club at any stage of the season, is conveniently ignored.
- Three months ago, Max had lived conveniently across the street from her.
late Middle English (in the sense 'befitting, becoming, suitable'): from Latin convenient- 'assembling, agreeing, fitting', from the verb convenire (see convene).