Synonyms of expedient in English:

expedient


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See Spanish definition of conveniente

adjective

1‘a politically expedient strategy’

SYNONYMS
convenient, advantageous, in one's own interests, to one's own advantage, useful, of use, of service, beneficial, of benefit, profitable, gainful, effective, helpful
practical, pragmatic, strategic, tactical
politic, prudent, wise, judicious, sensible, desirable, suitable, advisable, appropriate, apt, fit, timely, opportune, propitious
ANTONYMS

inexpedient, ill-advised


noun

1‘a temporary expedient adopted for the purpose of settling the financial crisis’

SYNONYMS
measure, means, method, stratagem, scheme, plan, course of action, solution, move, tactic, manoeuvre, recourse, resource, device, tool, contrivance, ploy, plot, machination, trick, ruse, artifice, invention
stopgap
informal dodge
Australian informal lurk
archaic shift, fetch