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
Related formsun·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
Related forms
Can be confusedsuit suite
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British Dictionary definitions for suited

suit

/ (suːt, sjuːt) /

noun

verb

Derived Formssuitlike, 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


In addition to the idioms beginning with suit

  • suit down to the ground
  • suit oneself
  • suit up

also see:

  • birthday suit
  • empty suit
  • follow suit
  • long suit
  • strong point (suit)
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