- such as to suit; appropriate; fitting; becoming.
Origin of suitable
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proper, befitting, seemly, apt.
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Examples from the Web for suitably
All the excitement of her rabble rousing had been suitably extinguished, along with our enthusiasm for this show.‘Downton Abbey’ Finale Review: The Depressing Demise of a Once-Great Show
February 24, 2014
In uncertain times, voters want a leader who can be trusted to suitably manage essential programs.When You Can't Run As a Moderate in 2012...
November 8, 2012
By the end of the interview, the admissions officer, suitably impressed (or charmed), told Peters he would be accepted.Do College Interviews Count?
Steve Cohen, Mike Muska
October 6, 2011
A restaurant menu is the nexus of a diner, a dinner, a chef and the suitably hospitable environment in which a meal is served.Vintage American Menus
David Lincoln Ross
September 10, 2011
Afanador does a similar turn with his aesthetic cape in the black-and-white arena of his suitably large Rizzoli book.A Pictorial Ode to Michelle
December 4, 2009
He was suitably married, and had healthy and pretty children.The Uncommercial Traveller
There was also a proviso that the infants should be taught 'suitably to their age.'The Curse of Education
Harold E. Gorst
But to relieve your mind, I've not yet decided how I can entertain you most suitably.The Affair of the Brains
She cleared her throat so as to pitch a suitably sepulchral note.Highacres
Then an offer was made to clothe me suitably and pay me something besides.Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail
- appropriate; proper; fit
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Word Origin and History for suitably
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