What does suitable mean?

Definitions for suitable
ˈsu tə bəlsuit·able

Here are all the 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"

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. Richard Crowley:

    Once the species is identified, then a suitable location is found for the reptile.

  2. Sergey Lavrov:

    What comes out of parliament's decree is that only when these territories are led by somebody suitable for Kiev will the law on special status come into effect, that is an attempt to turn everything that was agreed upon on its head.

  3. Julia Staron:

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

  4. Osmond Chan:

    It's different from ethnic costumes like the kimono and hanbok, as cheongsam has a highly flexible design, elements like dress length, different materials and different levels of complexity make dresses suitable for a variety of occasions.

  5. Miriam Tucker:

    For us, there could be no better resolution than for a suitable museum, foundation or members of the Japanese-American community with the means to preserve this collection to come forward and secure it for education, display and research.

Images & Illustrations of suitable

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