meant or adapted for an occasion or use
"a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty"; "not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy"
desirable, suitable, worthy(adj)
worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
"the parents found the girl suitable for their son"
Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.
capable of suiting; fitting; accordant; proper; becoming; agreeable; adapted; as, ornaments suitable to one's station; language suitable for the subject
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sūt′a-bl, adj. that suits: fitting: agreeable to: adequate.—ns. Suitabil′ity, Suit′ableness.—adv. Suit′ably.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'suitable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1686
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'suitable' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2452
Rank popularity for the word 'suitable' in Adjectives Frequency: #215
The numerical value of suitable in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of suitable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The universe we are living in is not suitable for waiting for anything! Stop waiting and leave your port!
That's also our concern - having families being moved to areas that are definitely not suitable to allow decent living conditions.
In life, everything awaits in the shadows for the suitable time to come out! All waits silently in the nooks! Observe the shadows and the nooks to guess what will happen!
The study found that most of the information on the websites was written at a level suitable for college graduates, but women who haven’t been to college want the same type of information.
When you read about a car crash in which two or three youngsters are killed, do you pause to dwell on the amount of love and treasure and patience parents poured into bodies no longer suitable for open caskets
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Translations for suitable
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- apropiatCatalan, Valencian
- vyhovující, vhodnýCzech
- konvena, taŭgaEsperanto
- apropiado, indicadoSpanish
- kelvollinen, sopivaFinnish
- approprié, convenable, opportunFrench
- iomchaidh, freagarrachScottish Gaelic
- הולם, מתאים, ראויHebrew
- illő, megfelelőHungarian
- giusto, confacente, rispondente, idoneo, appropriato, indicato, adattoItalian
- 相応しい, 適切Japanese
- piemērots, piederīgs, atbilstošsLatvian
- geschikt, passendDutch
- apropriado, adequadoPortuguese
- nimerit, potrivit, convenabil, adecvatRomanian
- соответствующий, годный, подходящий, применимый, пригодныйRussian
- యుక్తమైన, తగినTelugu
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