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English noun: convenience

1. convenience (state) the state of being suitable or opportune

SamplesChairs arranged for his own convenience.

Broader (hypernym)comfort, comfortableness

2. convenience (attribute) the quality of being useful and convenient

SamplesThey offered the convenience of an installment plan.

Broader (hypernym)suitability, suitableness

Narrower (hyponym)accessibility, availability, availableness, handiness, opportuneness, patness, timeliness

Attributeconvenient, inconvenient


3. convenience (artifact) a toilet that is available to the public

Synonymscomfort station, public convenience, public lavatory, public toilet, restroom, toilet facility, wash room

Broader (hypernym)bathroom, can, facility, john, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet

Narrower (hyponym)ladies' room, latrine, men's, men's room, powder room

4. convenience (artifact) a device or control that is very useful for a particular job

Synonymsappliance, contraption, contrivance, gadget, gismo, gizmo, widget

Broader (hypernym)device

Narrower (hyponym)gadgetry, gimbal, injector, mod con

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