from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Spacious; roomy. See Synonyms at spacious.
- adj. Archaic Suitable; handy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Spacious and convenient; roomy and comfortable.
- adj. Adapted to its use or purpose, or to wants and necessities; suitable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Adapted to its use or purpose, or to wants and necessities; serviceable; spacious and convenient; roomy and comfortable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Beneficial; helpful; useful; favorable.
- Suitable; fit; proper; convenient; becoming: in a general sense.
- Affording good accommodation; convenient and roomy; suitable and spacious: as, a commodious dwelling; a commodious harbor.
- Synonyms Convenient, suitable, fit, proper, useful, comfortable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. large and roomy (`convenient' is archaic in this sense)
Middle English, convenient, from Medieval Latin commodiōsus, from Latin commodus : com-, com- + modus, measure; see med- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
First attested in 1423. From Latin commodiōsus, from commodus. (Wiktionary)