commodious

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From Anglo-Norman commodious, and its source, Renaissance Latin commodiosus, irregularly from Latin commodus.

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commodious (comparative more commodious, superlative most commodious)

  1. (obsolete) Advantageous; profitable. [15th–20th c.]
    • 1789, John Moore, Zeluco, Valancourt 2008, p. 9:
      A little after Zeluco came of age, the aunt fixed her eyes on him as a commodious match for her niece.
  2. Comfortable, free from hardship. [from 16th c.]
  3. Spacious and convenient; roomy and comfortable. [from 16th c.]
    Synonyms: convenient, comfortable, spacious
    Our house is much more commodious than our old apartment.
  4. Convenient, useful; serviceable. [from 16th c.]
    Synonyms: advantageous, fit, proper, serviceable, suitable, useful

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