What does suitable mean?

Definitions for suitable
ˈsu tə bəlsuit·able

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Suitable

    sūt′a-bl, adj. that suits: fitting: agreeable to: adequate.—ns. Suitabil′ity, Suit′ableness.—adv. Suit′ably.

Editors Contribution

  1. suitable

    Appropriate for a specific purpose.

    The numbers were suitable for a wedding of their choice, they had lots of friends across various continents.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 19, 2020  

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

How to pronounce suitable?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say suitable in sign language?

  1. suitable

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suitable in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suitable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of suitable in a Sentence

  1. Tun Myint:

    But if it's not going to be her, Shwe Mann is the most suitable guy to change the country, it's time to prioritize what can be, rather than what we want.

  2. British Cave Rescue Council:

    Back here in the UK, there is an assessment of electronic equipment that may be suitable to pin-point the underground location of the boys and coach with a greater degree of accuracy than the published surveys, the necessary equipment will be sent to Thailand if electronic experts agree on the feasibility that it will operate over such depths.

  3. Gavin Parry:

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

  4. Alice Stewart:

    There are certain words and certain phrases that are just not suitable for running for president.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    To me it was behavior that was not suitable for a person who would be a judge on any court much less the Supreme Court of the United States.

Images & Illustrations of suitable

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