What does the word convenience mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Conveniently.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Serviceableness; suitableness; fitness; something convenient. conveniency.

Usage examples for convenience

  1. It seems worthy of consideration whether it would not be a convenience to the public if government were to undertake the general conveyance of parcels somewhat on the same system with that on which the post is now conducted. – On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage
  2. What we have found out is perhaps only something by the way; as if a man should think the sun were created for his own private convenience. – Birds in the Bush by Bradford Torrey
  3. This is not merely a division arranged for convenience of discussion. – On Compromise by John Morley