Definition of suited in English:

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suited

Pronunciation: /ˈsuːtɪd/

adjective

1 [predicative] Right or appropriate for a particular person, purpose, or situation: the task is ideally suited to a computer the job is well suited to your abilities and experience
More example sentences
  • It's theoretical, it's old church and it's suited to someone living in Pakistan.
  • Gramsci saw them as potential Soviets, offering a new form of workers' democracy suited to a modern industrial economy.
  • They probably would have been better suited playing later on in the piece but none the less it was still a worthy performance.
2 [in combination] Wearing a suit of clothes of a specified type, fabric, or colour: a dark-suited man sober-suited lawyers

Phrases

suited and booted

British informal Smartly dressed: where’s he going this time of night, all suited and booted?
More example sentences
  • So y'all leave the house suited and booted, neat and complete from the head to the feet.
  • How long before we see him, suited and booted, addressing the Tory conference on the dangers of low-interest rates?
  • He dumps her, only to have the entire debacle blow up in his face as she shacks up with his apparent nemesis: A suited and booted, married professional.

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