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, worthy(adj)
worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
"the parents found the girl suitable for their son"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Adequate, commensurate, and sufficient signify equal to some given occasion or work; as, a sum sufficient to meet expenses; an adequate remedy for the disease. Commensurate is the more precise and learned word, signifying that which exactly measures the matter in question. Adapted, fit, suitable, and qualified refer to the qualities which match or suit the occasion. A clergyman may have strength adequate to the work of a porter; but that would not be a fit or suitable occupation for him. Work is satisfactory if it satisfies those for whom it is done, though it may be very poor work judged by some higher standard. Qualified refers to acquired abilities; competent to both natural and acquired; a qualified teacher may be no longer competent, by reason of ill health. Able and capable suggest general ability and reserved power, able being the higher word of the two. An able man will do something well in any position. A capable man will come up to any ordinary demand. We say an able orator, a capable accountant.
Adequate to the demand; for the purpose.
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How to use suitable in a sentence?
We brought 10 oocytes back from Kenya, five from each female. After incubation, seven matured and were suitable for fertilization.
Those lifeboats were modern and had been purchased in South Korea. But it seems we need to buy other lifeboats with a different modification, which are more suitable for our weather conditions.
The Supreme National security Council will closely monitor the other party regarding fulfilling its commitments ... We will make appropriate decision for suitable reaction as well.
It's different from ethnic costumes like the kimono and hanbok, as cheongsam has a highly flexible design, elements like dress length, different materials and different levels of complexity make dresses suitable for a variety of occasions.
The universe we are living in is not suitable for waiting for anything! Stop waiting and leave your port!
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- apropiatCatalan, Valencian
- vyhovující, vhodnýCzech
- konvena, taŭgaEsperanto
- apropiado, indicadoSpanish
- kelvollinen, sopivaFinnish
- approprié, convenable, opportunFrench
- iomchaidh, freagarrachScottish Gaelic
- הולם, מתאים, ראויHebrew
- illő, megfelelőHungarian
- giusto, confacente, rispondente, idoneo, appropriato, indicato, adattoItalian
- 相応しい, 適切Japanese
- piemērots, piederīgs, atbilstošsLatvian
- geschikt, passendDutch
- apropriado, adequadoPortuguese
- nimerit, potrivit, convenabil, adecvatRomanian
- соответствующий, годный, подходящий, применимый, пригодныйRussian
- యుక్తమైన, తగినTelugu
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