Suitable

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Suitable \Suit"a*ble\, adjective Capable of suiting; fitting; accordant; proper; becoming; agreeable; adapted; as, ornaments suitable to one's station; language suitable for the subject. -- {Suit"a*ble*ness}, noun -- {Suit"a*bly}, adverb

Syn: Proper; fitting; becoming; accordant; agreeable; competent; correspondent; compatible; consonant; congruous; consistent.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

suitable

adjective

1: meant or adapted for an occasion or use; "a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty"; "not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy" [syn: {suitable}, {suited}]

2: worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse; "the parents found the girl suitable for their son" [syn: {desirable}, {suitable}, {worthy}]


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