- 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.
The definition of suitable is someone or something that is appropriate or acceptable in a particular situation.
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)
suit +"Ž -able
- This would be suitable with you?
- Maybe she has someone more suitable in mind.
- People can come together and choose a form of government suitable to them.
- Then she would have to buy some clothes suitable for climbing in the hills.
- Even with the particles retarding the motion of the aether, the same will be true if, to counterbalance the increased inertia, suitable forces are caused to act on the aether at all points where the inertia is altered.