(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Serving one's convenience]
Syn. ready, favorable, suitable, adapted, available, fitted, suited, adaptable, commodious, roomy, well-arranged, well-suited, well-planned, agreeable, acceptable, useful, serviceable, handy, helpful, expedient, assisting, aiding, beneficial, accommodating, advantageous, conducive, comfortable, opportune, timely, seasonable, timesaving, labor-saving; see also available , fit 1 , 2 , helpful 1 , timely .
Ant. disturbing*, unserviceable, disadvantageous.
2. [Near]
Syn. handy, accessible, nearby, at hand, ready to hand, close, close by, near at hand, central, easy to reach, within reach, readily arrived at, nigh, adjacent, adjoining, next door, around the corner, in the neighborhood, within walking distance, on hand, at one's elbow, at one's fingertips*; see also available , near 1 .
Ant. far, distant*, inaccessible.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. serviceable handy, accommodating, useful, advantageous, beneficial, conducive, helpful, timesaving.
2. nearby at hand, accessible, central, adjacent, handy, next-door, close, proximate.
ANT.: 1. inconvenient, troublesome, unsuitable. 2. remote, distant, inaccessible
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Suited to one's end or purpose: appropriate, befitting, expedient, fit1, good, meet2, proper, suitable, tailor-made, useful. See AGREE, GOOD. 2. Being within easy reach: accessible, handy, nearby. Idioms: close (or near) at hand, close by. See NEAR.

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