Definitions for suitableˈsu tə bəl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word suitable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. suitable, suited(adj)

    meant or adapted for an occasion or use

    "a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty"; "not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy"

  2. desirable, suitable, worthy(adj)

    worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse

    "the parents found the girl suitable for their son"


  1. suitable(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suitable(adj)

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

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'suitable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1686

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'suitable' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2452

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'suitable' in Adjectives Frequency: #215

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ganesh Thapa:

    It's not a suitable location. There are drug users around there.

  2. Luigi Pirandello:

    I present myself to you in a form suitable to the relationship I wish to achieve with you.

  3. Julia Staron:

    We were especially interested in coming up with an idea that would be suitable for this quarter.

  4. Eve Feinberg:

    We put them through an intensely rigorous screening process to make sure both parties were suitable.

  5. Gavin Parry:

    Rails and real estate are classic defensive stocks suitable for a market situation like we have now.

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