Synonyms of expedient in English:

expedient


See definition of expedient

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