- 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.
- Frederick found suitable clothing for his guests and in turn, they each retired to the one bedchamber of the cottage to wash and change.