- The definition of suitable is someone or something that is appropriate or acceptable in a particular situation.
- An example of something that would be described as suitable is a nice outfit for a formal dinner.
- An example of someone who would be described as suitable is a person who would make a good or acceptable spouse or friend for you.
that suits a given purpose, occasion, condition, propriety, etc.; fitting; appropriate; apt
Appropriate to a purpose or an occasion.
- suit′a·bil′i·ty, suit′a·ble·ness
(comparative more suitable, superlative most suitable)