expedient - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate expedient

expedient is hyphenated as ex-pe-di-ent

How to pronounce expedient

expedient is pronounced ɪk´s p ēːdēːənt

Number of syllables in expedient

The number of syllables in expedient is 4

What part of speech in expedient?

expedient can be a noun or an adjective

How common in the word expedient?

expedient is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does expedient convey?

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Words with similar spelling to expedient

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Synonyms of 'expedient'

action, advantageous, advisable, agency, answer, applicable, appropriate, apropos, Art, artifice, auspicious, banausic, becoming, befitting, beneficial, benevolent, blind, Bon, bonny, braw, bueno, capital, chicanery, cogent, commendable, commodious, congruous, conspiracy, contrivance, convenient, correct, countermove, coup, craft, deceit, decent, dernier ressort, design, desirable, device, dodge, effective, effort, elegant, estimable, excellent, expediency, fair, fakement, famous, favorable, feasible, feint, felicitous, fetch, fine, fit, fitten, fitting, fortunate, fructuous, functional, gambit, game, gimmick, good, goodly, grand, grift, happy, healthy, helpful, Hope, improvisation, influence, instrument, instrumentality, intrigue, judicious, jugglery, jury-rig, kind, knavery, laudable, likely, Lucky, machination, machinery, makeshift, maneuver, means, measure, mechanism, mediation, medium, meet, move, nice, noble, opportune, pertinent, pis aller, Pleasant, plot, ploy, politic, possible, practicable, practical, pragmatic, profitable, proper, propitious, providential, prudent, racket, recourse, red herring, refuge, regal, resort, resource, right, ripe, royal, ruse, scheme, seasonable, seemly, service, serviceable, shake-up, shift, skillful, sleight, solution, Sound, splendid, step, stopgap, stratagem, strategy, stroke, substitute, subterfuge, suitable, tactic, tactical, tactics, timely, trick, trickery, trump, useful, utilitarian, valid, virtuous, well-timed, wile, wise, working hypothesis, worthwhile

Common Verb Collocations of expedient

adopt, amend, appear, be, can, carry, consider, deem, do, drive, find, give, grant, have, hit, judge, make, may, might, provide, remove, render, seem, shall, should, suggest, take, think, will, use

Common Conjunction Collocations of expedient

and, but, either, nor, or, yet, Nor

Lists containing expedient

Synonyms of 'action'
Synonyms of 'advantageous'
Synonyms of 'advisable'
Synonyms of 'agency'
Synonyms of 'answer'
Synonyms of 'appropriate'
Synonyms of 'art'
Synonyms of 'artifice'
Synonyms of 'auspicious'
Synonyms of 'becoming'
Synonyms of 'befitting'
Synonyms of 'beneficial'
Synonyms of 'benevolent'
Synonyms of 'blind'
Synonyms of 'bonny'
Synonyms of 'braw'
Synonyms of 'capital'
Synonyms of 'cautious'
Synonyms of 'chicanery'
Synonyms of 'cogent'
Synonyms of 'commendable'
Synonyms of 'commodious'
Synonyms of 'congruous'
Synonyms of 'conspiracy'
Synonyms of 'contrivance'
Synonyms of 'convenient'
Synonyms of 'countermove'
Synonyms of 'coup'
Synonyms of 'craft'
Synonyms of 'deceit'
Synonyms of 'decent'
Synonyms of 'design'
Synonyms of 'desirable'
Synonyms of 'device'
Synonyms of 'dodge'
Synonyms of 'effort'
Synonyms of 'elegant'
Synonyms of 'estimable'
Synonyms of 'excellent'
Synonyms of 'expediency'
Synonyms of 'fair'
Synonyms of 'famous'
Synonyms of 'favorable'
Synonyms of 'feasible'
Synonyms of 'feint'
Synonyms of 'felicitous'
Synonyms of 'fetch'
Synonyms of 'fine'
Synonyms of 'finesse'
Synonyms of 'fit'
Synonyms of 'fitting'
Synonyms of 'fortunate'
Common Adjective Collocations of adopt
Common Adjective Collocations of deemed
Common Adjective Collocations of evacuate
Common Adjective Collocations of extricate
Common Adjective Collocations of esoteric
Common Noun Collocations of fertile
Common Adjective Collocations of grant
Common Adjective Collocations of hasten
Common Adjective Collocations of ineffectual
Common Adjective Collocations of judged
Common Adjective Collocations of justifiable
Common Adjective Collocations of lawful
Common Adjective Collocations of necessary
Common Adjective Collocations of needful
Common Adjective Collocations of nays
Common Adjective Collocations of oblige
Common Adjective Collocations of obscuring
Common Adjective Collocations of overseen
Common Adjective Collocations of objector
Common Adjective Collocations of politically
Common Adjective Collocations of quieting
Common Adjective Collocations of rid
Common Adjective Collocations of resort
Common Adjective Collocations of reciting
Common Adjective Collocations of recourse
Common Adjective Collocations of thinks
Common Adjective Collocations of temporary
Common Adjective Collocations of untried