Definitions for suitable
ˈsu tə bəlsuit·able
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word suitable.
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, worthyadjective
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Fitting; according with; agreeable to.
Etymology: from suit.
Through all those miseries, in both there appeared a kind of nobleness not suitable to that affliction. Philip Sidney.
What he did purpose, it was the pleasure of God that Solomon his son should perform, in manner suitable to their present and ancient state. Richard Hooker.
To solemn acts of royalty and justice, their suitable ornaments are a beauty; are they only in religion a stain? Hook.
It is very suitable to the principles of the Roman Church; for why should not their science as well as service be in an unknown tongue? John Tillotson.
As the blessings of God upon his honest industry had been great, so he was not without intentions of making suitable returns in acts of charity. Francis Atterbury.
Expression is the dress of thought, and still
Appears more decent, as more suitable;
A vile conceit in pompous words express’d,
Is like a clown in regal purple dress’d. Alexander Pope.
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.
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
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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
Not all aircraft are suitable, the aircraft has to have a specific area that is temperature-controlled and pressurized.
Radio has been sweet for me, but look! Am suitable for it too.
We will look for suitable partners, microsoft makes mobile phones. We would simply design them and then make the brand name available to license.
The third generation is taking over, but their abilities aren't proven, so the process of finding the most suitable CEO has become more transparent.
From what we can see, this cloaca would not have been suitable for cloacal kissing, it looks like it would have been penetrative sex.
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- apropiatCatalan, Valencian
- vhodný, vyhovujícíCzech
- konvena, taŭgaEsperanto
- apropiado, indicadoSpanish
- kelvollinen, sopivaFinnish
- approprié, opportun, convenableFrench
- iomchaidh, freagarrachScottish Gaelic
- הולם, ראוי, מתאיםHebrew
- megfelelő, illőHungarian
- idoneo, rispondente, confacente, adatto, appropriato, indicato, giustoItalian
- 適切, 相応しいJapanese
- piederīgs, piemērots, atbilstošsLatvian
- geschikt, passendDutch
- adequado, apropriadoPortuguese
- nimerit, adecvat, convenabil, potrivitRomanian
- пригодный, применимый, подходящий, годный, соответствующийRussian
- యుక్తమైన, తగినTelugu
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