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Origin of suited

First recorded in 1615–25; suit + -ed2
Related formsun·suit·ed, adjectivewell-suit·ed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of well-suited

Historical Examples of well-suited

  • Here I passed this well-suited pair, and lost the remainder of their conversation.

    Pelham, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • They were the best of friends, and they were well-suited to each other in tastes and temperament.

    Miss Billy's Decision

    Eleanor H. Porter

  • The style & language are, I think, well-suited for Matriculation students.

  • It was soft, plastic, well-suited for the partitioning of the Snail-shell; it soon hardened into a solid ceiling.

  • This grotesque outburst, though sprightly and clever, was not well-suited to the pages of “The Germ.”

    The Germ


British Dictionary definitions for well-suited


adjective (well suited when postpositive)
  1. appropriate for a particular purpose
  2. (of two people) likely to have a successful relationship
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