conveniences
conveniences conveniences n. things that make one comfortable and at ease.

Syn: comforts, creature comforts, amenities. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • conveniences — index paraphernalia (apparatus) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • conveniences — (n.) material appliaces conducive to personal comfort, 1670s, plural of CONVENIENCE (Cf. convenience) …   Etymology dictionary

  • conveniences — Synonyms and related words: accouterments, amenities, apparatus, appliances, appointments, appurtenances, armament, cakes and ale, comforts, creature comforts, duffel, equipage, equipment, excellent accommodations, facilities, facility, fittings …   Moby Thesaurus

  • conveniences — con·ven·i·ence || kÉ™n viːnjÉ™ns n. serviceableness; comfort; something useful …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conveniences — noun things that make you comfortable and at ease all the comforts of home • Syn: ↑comforts, ↑creature comforts, ↑amenities • Hypernyms: ↑support, ↑keep, ↑livelihood, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Modern conveniences — or Mod cons are labor saving devices that make a task easier to perform than a traditional method. Because of the historical use of the term, and the differences in lifestyles around the world, the term is a relative term based upon the… …   Wikipedia

  • all conveniences — all the amenities, all the comforts, all the benefits …   English contemporary dictionary

  • double conveniences — extra services …   English contemporary dictionary

  • public conveniences — n. public restroom, public bathroom …   English contemporary dictionary

  • modern conveniences —    British    a lavatory and bathroom indoors    Usually shortened in classified advertisements to (all) mod cons. The all suggests hot running water rather than a Jacuzzi …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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