suitable

[soo-tuh-buhl]

adjective

such as to suit; appropriate; fitting; becoming.

Nearby words

  1. suit oneself,
  2. suit up,
  3. suit-dress,
  4. suita,
  5. suitability,
  6. suitably,
  7. suitcase,
  8. suite,
  9. suited,
  10. suiter

Origin of suitable

First recorded in 1505–15; suit + -able

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British Dictionary definitions for suitability

suitable

adjective

appropriate; proper; fit
Derived Formssuitability or suitableness, nounsuitably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for suitability
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