suited

[ soo-tid ]
/ ˈsu tɪd /

adjective

appropriate: 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

OTHER WORDS FROM suited

un·suit·ed, adjectivewell-suit·ed, adjective

Definition for suited (2 of 2)

Origin of suit

1250–1300; Middle English siute, sute, suite (noun) < Anglo-French, Old French, akin to sivre to follow. See sue, suite

OTHER WORDS FROM suit

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH suit

suit suite
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British Dictionary definitions for suited

suit
/ (suːt, sjuːt) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of suit

suitlike, adjective

Word Origin for suit

C13: from Old French sieute set of things, from sivre to follow; compare sue
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Idioms and Phrases with suited

suit

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