suitable


suitable
I adjective acceptable, accommodating, accordant, adapted, adequate, admissible, advantageous, advisable, applicable, apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt, aptus, becoming, befitting, commensurate, commodious, compatible, condign, conformable, congenial, congruent, congruous, consentaneous, consentaneus, consistent, consonant, convenient, correct, correspondent, decent, decorous, deserved, desirable, due, eligible, expedient, favorable, feasible, felicitous, fit, fitting, germane, harmonious, idoneous, idoneus, just, likely, meet, merited, opportune, pat, pertinent, practicable, proper, proportionate, qualified, reasonable, reconcilable, relevant, right, rightful, satisfactory, seasonable, seemly, sufficient, suited, timely, valid, worthy associated concepts: suitable for a particular purpose II index adequate, admissible, allowable, allowed, applicable, apposite, appropriate, available, commensurate, competent, condign, consonant, constructive (creative), convenient, correlative, desirable (qualified), disposable, eligible, entitled, fair (just), fair (satisfactory), favorable (advantageous), felicitous, fit, fitting, habitable, harmonious, just, justifiable, opportune, pertinent, practical, prima facie (legally sufficient), proper, qualified (competent), reasonable (fair), relative (relevant), relevant, right (suitable), rightful, sciential, seasonable, valuable, viable

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  • Suitable — Suit a*ble, a. 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}, n. {Suit a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] Syn: Proper; fitting; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suitable — 1580s, from SUIT (Cf. suit) + ABLE (Cf. able). Earlier suit like (1560s); suitly (mid 15c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • suitable — *fit, meet, proper, appropriate, fitting, apt, happy, felicitous Analogous words: *decorous, decent, seemly, proper, nice: advisable, *expedient, politic: *due, rightful, condign Antonyms: unsuitable: unbecoming …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • suitable — [adj] appropriate, acceptable advisable, applicable, apposite, apt, becoming, befitting, commodious, condign, convenient, copacetic, correct, cut out for*, deserved, due, expedient, felicitous, fit, fitting, good, good enough*, handy, happy, in… …   New thesaurus

  • suitable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ right or appropriate for a particular person, purpose, or situation. DERIVATIVES suitability noun suitably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • suitable — [so͞ot′ə bəl] adj. that suits a given purpose, occasion, condition, propriety, etc.; fitting; appropriate; apt SYN. FIT1 suitability n. suitableness suitably adv …   English World dictionary

  • suitable — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, prove, seem ▪ make sth ▪ The book s format makes it suitable for self study. ▪ consider sb/sth …   Collocations dictionary

  • suitable — adj. 1) eminently suitable 2) suitable for 3) suitable to + inf. (would it be suitable to discuss this matter at lunch?) * * * [ s(j)uːtəb(ə)l] eminently suitable suitable for suitable to + inf. (would it be suitable to discuss this matter at… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • suitable — suit|a|ble W2S2 [ˈsu:təbəl, ˈsju: US ˈsu: ] adj having the right qualities for a particular person, purpose, or situation ≠ ↑unsuitable ▪ We are hoping to find a suitable school. suitable for ▪ The house is not really suitable for a large family …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • suitable */*/*/ — UK [ˈsuːtəb(ə)l] / US [ˈsutəb(ə)l] adjective right for a particular purpose, person, or situation The car park was full, and the nearest suitable alternative was two miles away. It s difficult for students to find suitable accommodation. suitable …   English dictionary


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