a : adapted to a use or purpose <suitable for kitchen use>
b : satisfying propriety : proper <suitable dress>
c : able, qualified <a suitable candidate for the job>
— suit·abil·i·ty \ˌsü-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
— suit·able·ness noun
— suit·ably \-blē\ adverb
Examples of SUITABLE
- The dress was a suitable choice.
- We upgraded the computer to make it suitable to our needs.
First Known Use of SUITABLE
Related to SUITABLE
- able, capable, equal, fit, good, qualified, competent
- incompetent, inept, poor, unfit, unfitted, unqualified
See Synonym Discussion at fit
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