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Thursday, April 22, 2004

Definitions for commodious

  1. Comfortably or conveniently spacious; roomy; as, a commodious house.

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Citations for commodious
Then there are the trousers, black check or blue check, with commodious pockets. Richard F. Shepard, New York Times
This brought John to accept Benjamin Franklin's invitation to reside in his commodious quarters in Passy, a suburb at the city's edge. Paul C. Nagel, John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life
Origin of commodious
late Middle English
1375-1425
Commodious derives from the Latin commodus, "conforming to measure, hence convenient or fit for a particular purpose," from com-, "with" + modus, "measure."