HyperDic: opportune

English > 1 sense of the word opportune:
ADJECTIVEallopportunesuitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose
opportune > pronunciation
Soundsaa.pertuw'n
Rhymesafternoon ... Witherspoon: 64 rhymes with uwn...
English > opportune: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningSuitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose.
Examples
  • "an opportune place to make camp"
  • "an opportune arrival"
Narrowergood, right, ripeMost suitable or right for a particular purpose
timely, seasonable, well-timed, well timedDone or happening at the appropriate or proper time
See alsoadvantageous, favorable, favourableGiving an advantage
Oppositeinopportunenot opportune
Spanishoportuno
Catalanoportú
Nounsopportunenesstimely convenience
opportunitya possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
Adverbsopportunelyat an opportune time

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