amenities

amenities
Synonyms and related words:
cakes and ale, ceremonies, civilities, civility, comforts, comity, conveniences, convention, courtliness, creature comforts, decencies, decorum, dignities, diplomatic code, elegance, elegancies, etiquette, excellent accommodations, exquisite manners, formalities, gentilities, good form, good manners, graces, manners, mores, natural politeness, point of etiquette, politeness, politesse, proprieties, protocol, punctilio, quiet good manners, rites, rituals, rules of conduct, social code, social conduct, social graces, social procedures, social usage

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  • amenities — n. 1. things that make you comfortable and at ease. all the amenities of a first class hotel Syn: comforts, creature comforts, conveniences [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amenities — I noun civilities, convention, correctness, decency, decorousness, decorum, elegances, etiquette, formalities, gentilities, manners, prescribed code of conduct, propriety, protocol, seemliness, social code, standards II index decorum Burton s… …   Law dictionary

  • amenities — (n.) creature comforts of a town, house, etc. 1908, plural of AMENITY (Cf. amenity). Latin amoena, plural of amoenus, also was used as a noun with a sense of pleasant places …   Etymology dictionary

  • amenities — n. comforts 1) to provide the amenities for greetings 2) to exchange amenities proper manners 3) to observe the amenities * * * [ comforts ] to provide the amenities for [ greetings ] to exchange amenities [ proper manners ] to observe the… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Amenities — Amenity A*men i*ty, n.; pl. {Amenities}. [F. am[ e]nit[ e], L. amoenitas, fr. amoenus pleasant.] The quality of being pleasant or agreeable, whether in respect to situation, climate, manners, or disposition; pleasantness; civility; suavity;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amenities — [əˈmiːnətiz] noun [plural] things that make it comfortable or enjoyable to live or work somewhere Amenities include a gym and a pool.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • amenities — удобства an apartment with all modern amenities квартира с современными удобствами …   English-Russian travelling dictionary

  • AMENITIES, COMMUNAL — AMENITIES, COMMUNAL. From the beginnings of Jewish communal organization, the Jewish community held nothing human to be beyond its ken. Its corporative character and national and social cohesion led to the inclusion of social services, socio… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • amenities — noun /ʌˈmɛn.ə.tis/ The quality of being pleasant or agreeable, whether in respect to situation, climate, manners, or disposition; pleasantness; civility; suavity; gentleness. I trust that you are as comfortable as circumstances permit, said… …   Wiktionary

  • amenities — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pl. See courtesy. II (Roget s IV) pl.n. Syn. civilities, courtesies, etiquette; see behavior 1 , courtesy 1 …   English dictionary for students

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