Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (I) Individual Volition
Section II. Prospective Volition
2. Degree of Subservience
646. [Specific Subservience.] Expedience.
EXPEDIENCE or expediency, desirability, desirableness &c. adj.; fitness (agreement) [See Agreement]; utility [See Utility]; propriety; opportunism; advantage, opportunity; pragmatism, pragmaticism; a working proposition.
high time (occasion) [See Occasion]; suitable time or season, tempestivity [obs.].
BE EXPEDIENT &c. adj.; suit (agree) [See Agreement]; befit; suit -, befit- the -time, - season, - occasion; produce the goods [colloq.].
CONFORM [See Conformity].