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 for Commodious
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Commodious \Com*mo"di*ous\, a. [LL. commodiosus, fr. L. commodum
     convenience, fr. commodus. See Commode.]
     Adapted to its use or purpose, or to wants and necessities;
     serviceable; spacious and convenient; roomy and comfortable;
     as, a commodious house. "A commodious drab." --Shak.
     "Commodious gold." --Pope.
     [1913 Webster]
           The haven was not commodious to winter in. --Acts
                                                    xxvii. 12.
     Syn: Convenient; suitable; fit; proper; advantageous;
          serviceable; useful; spacious; comfortable.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: large and roomy (`convenient' is archaic in this sense);
             "a commodious harbor"; "a commodious building suitable
             for conventions" [syn: commodious, convenient] [ant:

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  61 Moby Thesaurus words for "commodious":
     advantageous, ample, amplitudinous, appropriate, banausic,
     beneficial, broad, capacious, comfortable, comfy, contented,
     convenient, cozy, cushioned, cushiony, cushy, deep, easeful, easy,
     employable, expansive, expedient, extended, extending, extensive,
     far-reaching, fitting, friendly, functional, good for, helpful,
     homelike, homely, homey, infinite, lived-in, luxurious,
     of general utility, of help, of service, of use, peaceful,
     practical, pragmatical, proper, relaxing, reposeful, restful,
     roomy, serviceable, snug, soft, spacious, spreading, useful,
     utilitarian, vast, voluminous, warm, wide, widespread

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