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Webster 1913 Edition


Suitable

Suit′a-ble

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Adj.
Capable of suiting; fitting; accordant; proper; becoming; agreeable; adapted;
as, ornaments
suitable
to one’s station; language
suitable
for the subject
.
Suit′a-ble-ness
,
Noun.
Suit′a-bly
,
adv.
Syn. – Proper; fitting; becoming; accordant; agreeable; competent; correspondent; compatible; consonant; congruous; consistent.

Webster 1828 Edition


Suitable

SUITABLE

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Adj.
Fitting; according with; agreeable to; proper; becoming; as ornaments suitable to one's character and station; language suitable to the subject.
1.
Adequate. We cannot make suitable returns for divine mercies.

Definition 2022


suitable

suitable

English

Adjective

suitable (comparative more suitable, superlative most suitable)

  1. Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.

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  • suitable in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • suitable in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911