Definition of Suitable

1. Adjective. Meant or adapted for an occasion or use. "Not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy"

Exact synonyms: Suited
Similar to: Fit
Derivative terms: Suitability, Suitableness



2. Adjective. Worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse. "The parents found the girl suitable for their son"
Exact synonyms: Desirable, Worthy
Similar to: Eligible
Derivative terms: Desirability, Desirableness, Suitableness

Definition of Suitable

1. a. Capable of suiting; fitting; accordant; proper; becoming; agreeable; adapted; as, ornaments suitable to one's station; language suitable for the subject.

Definition of Suitable

1. Adjective. Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Suitable

1. appropriate [adj] : SUITABLY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suitable

suine
suing
suingly
suings
suint
suints
suit
suit and tie
suit costs
suit of armor
suit of armour
suit of clothes
suit up
suitabilities
suitability
suitable (current term)
suitableness
suitablenesses
suitably
suitcase
suitcaseful
suitcasefuls
suitcaselike
suitcases
suitcasesful
suite
suited
suited and booted
suited up
suitelike

Literary usage of Suitable

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1. The Republic of Plato: Tr by Plato (1909)
""Yes," I answered, "but not the greatest service unless he find a State suitable to him; for in such - a State the philosopher will be more exalted, ..."

2. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1900)
"Locations suitable for the Treatment of Consumption in Sanitaria in Pennsylvania. ... I wish to call attention particularly to three suitable localities in ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Mrs. Fry exerted herself greatly to induce the government to make proper regulations for the voyage, and to provide a suitable home and proper employments ..."

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