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[soo-tid] /ˈsu tɪd/
She is suited to such a job.
compatible or consistent with:
a prose style suited to the subject.
Origin of suited
First recorded in 1615-25; suit + -ed2
Related forms
unsuited, adjective
well-suited, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • For a state of actual war they were all unsuited; and some of them would have been, in such a state, preposterous and absurd.

  • Meanwhile you are fostering tastes in Madeleine which are unsuited to her condition.

    Fairy Fingers Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
  • If that could be done cotton could be grown with profit on all the land that was unsuited for rice.

    Historic Inventions Rupert S. Holland
  • That is a text which is out of date and unsuited to the twentieth century!

  • When Stephen pointed out that balconies were unsuited to the English climate, she almost agreed.

  • It is a graceful custom, but unsuited to our own country and race.

    Rosin the Beau Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
  • How unsuited a pair they were, in many ways, and what fun they would have!

    Dangerous Ages Rose Macaulay
  • A princely house in every way is this; but how unsuited to ruined fortunes!

British Dictionary definitions for unsuited


/ʌnˈsuːtɪd; ʌnˈsjuː-/
not appropriate for a particular purpose: temperamentally unsuited to his role
(of two people) not likely to have a successful relationship
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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