Definition for CON-VEN'I-ENCE, or CON-VEN'I-EN-CY

CON-VEN'I-ENCE, or CON-VEN'I-EN-CY, n. [L. convenientia, from convenio. Literally, a coming together; a meeting. Hence,]

  1. Fitness; suitableness; propriety; adaptation of one thing to another, or to circumstances. – Hooker.
  2. Commodiousness; ease; freedom from difficulty. Every man must want something for the convenience of his life. – Calamy. There is another convenience in this method. – Swift.
  3. That which gives ease; accommodation; that which is suited to wants or necessity. A pair of spectacles is a great convenience in old age.
  4. Fitness of time or place. – Shak.

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