such as to suit; appropriate; fitting; becoming.
- suit·a·bil·i·ty [soo-tuh-bil-i-tee], /ˌsu təˈbɪl ɪ ti/, suit·a·ble·ness, noun
- suit·a·bly, adverb
- pre·suit·a·ble, adjective
- pre·suit·a·bly, adverb
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How to use suitable in a sentence
Before choosing a TV wall mount, you will need to check that the mount is suitable for your screen.
From there, the scientists must simply play the cards they’re dealt with and hope the material that comes back is suitable enough to study.We’re living in a golden age of sample return missions | Neel Patel | February 2, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
They come in a variety of styles and colors and are suitable for boards ranging from five feet six inches to ten feet.The Surf Gear I Rely on from Women-Owned Companies | Rebecca Parsons | January 30, 2021 | Outside Online
Bill wasn’t sure whether to put it out there — he’s still hoping for a more all-encompassing Eva Cassidy film, suitable for PBS — but “One Night That Changed Everything” has already had nearly 500,000 views.Twenty-five years after her death, Eva Cassidy’s music is as timeless as ever | John Kelly | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
She explains that the first step is to map those facilities currently suitable for distributing the vaccine to the public.
The city protests that a beach is not a suitable place to feed the hungry.
Under the Sun King, such humor—and the laughter associated with it—was seen as more suitable for the masses.
They were not suitable for comparison microscopically, he said.
When the neurologically damaged are deemed as a suitable photo background, we have a serious problem.Selfie Hall of Shame: Is Anywhere Safe From Sick Snaps? | Charlotte Lytton | October 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Because of those factors, there are often too few suitable targets to attack, sources told The Daily Beast.Air Force Pilots Say They're Flying Blind Against ISIS | Dave Majumdar | October 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Indians should have a suitable church of their own, and Serrano recommends that the king provide one for them.
But she did not succeed in finding a suitable studio, neither an instructor who pleased her, and she returned to Amsterdam.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
Will your Majesty be pleased to have provided what is most suitable for the service of God and your own.
Babylas will give you a letter to the authorities, charging them to find you suitable quarters.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
Will your Majesty order what shall be most suitable for this particular, and for whatever else is mentioned herein.
British Dictionary definitions for suitable
appropriate; proper; fit
- suitability or suitableness, noun
- suitably, adverb
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