Definition of suitable in English:


Line breaks: suit|able
Pronunciation: /ˈsuːtəb(ə)l




Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
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  • However, it is still an unnatural and almost cruel way to judge someone's talent and suitability for a role.
  • It was a run that put to bed doubts over his ability and suitability.
  • I was then told to be in court that afternoon - for a public hearing of my suitability as an expert witness.


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  • All varieties were also evaluated for their suitableness for drying and processing.
  • Thus there is both a suitableness and a constancy in the workings of the heart.
  • That God is willing that all should be saved, appears from the sufficiency of the provision which is made for the salvation of sinners; the frequent declarations that it is designed for all; the offers which are made indiscriminately to all; and the suitableness of the provision to the circumstances of all.


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  • This image, we believe, provides a suitably emblematic synthesis of these two positions.
  • That said the scenes of the world above ground are suitably impressive.
  • However, if the inspector decides it has not been suitably improved, it will stay as open countryside.


late 16th century: from the verb suit, on the pattern of agreeable.

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