Definitions of expedience

  1. the quality of being suited to the end in view Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Alt. of Expediency Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Fitness; advisability; policy. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. Suitableness for effecting a purpose; propriety under the particular circumstances of a case; conduciveness to mere private advantage. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. Fitness, propriety, suitableness to an end; expedition, adventure; haste, dispatch. Complete Dictionary