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Definitions for suitable
ˈsu tə bəlsuit·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suitable, suitedadjective

    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, worthyadjective

    worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse

    "the parents found the girl suitable for their son"

Wiktionary

  1. suitableadjective

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suitableadjective

    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

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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. Feng Hui:

    Vaccines and antibodies have their own intended consumers and they cannot replace each other, vaccines are cheap and suitable for nationwide immunization, but older people with relatively weak immunity may not have as robust a response to vaccines as healthy adults and children.

  2. Paul Chan:

    AMID CORONAVIRUS, IS IT SAFE TO SEND CHILDREN BACK TO SCHOOL ? EXPERTS, PARENTS WEIGH IN Professor Francis KL Chan, dean of the faculty of medicine and director of the Centre for Gut Microbiota Research at CUH, remarkedin the press release regarding another case where the stool sample test revealed a significant finding. Among the confirmed cases in the territory, we note that there is more than one COVID-19 patient who had stool test positive while tests for respiratory samples were negative. Stool test is accurate and safe, making it suitable and more effective for COVID-19 screening for specific groups of people.

  3. Derek Wilding:

    If Google can demonstrate that it can reach agremeent with some publishers then its aim is to show that that commercial arrangements can be made in the absence of some kind of legislative intervention, the question is whether those arrangements are suitable for all publishers. The kind of arrangements that Google can propose will suit some publishers, but not others.

  4. Julia Kloeckner:

    Mid-January would be a suitable timepoint as demand in this period is from experience likely to be weak.

  5. Abdul Baseer Nomand:

    If the weather is hot, it's very difficult for everyone because they will be thirsty. The problem is that here the environment is not suitable for proper living.

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