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suitable

suitable

adjective suit·able \ˈsü-tə-bəl\

: having the qualities that are right, needed, or appropriate for something

Full Definition of SUITABLE

1
obsolete :  similar, matching
2
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

  1. The dress was a suitable choice.
  2. We upgraded the computer to make it suitable to our needs.

First Known Use of SUITABLE

1581

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