- 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.
suitable definition by Webster's New World
that suits a given purpose, occasion, condition, propriety, etc.; fitting; appropriate; apt
suitable definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Appropriate to a purpose or an occasion.
- suitˌa·bilˈi·ty, suitˈa·ble·ness noun
- suitˈa·bly adverb