suitable

adj.
VERBS
be, look, prove, seem
make sth

The book's format makes it suitable for self-study.

consider sb/sth, deem sb/sth, find sb/sth

These properties are considered especially suitable for older people.

ADVERB
eminently, especially, highly, particularly, very
entirely, perfectly
quite
not entirely, not really

This building is not really suitable for wheelchair users.

not necessarily
hardly
potentially
equally

There are many other training courses that would be equally suitable.

PREPOSITION
as

It is not suitable as a word-processing program.

for

The walk is suitable for all the family.

The shampoo is suitable for everyday use.

Some chemicals are not suitable for use in ponds.

to

conditions suitable to their development

Suitable is used with these nouns: ↑accommodation, ↑alternative, ↑applicant, ↑arrangement, ↑candidate, ↑clothing, ↑compromise, ↑container, ↑donor, ↑facility, ↑habitat, ↑husband, ↑location, ↑mate, ↑occasion, ↑opportunity, ↑place, ↑premises, ↑recipient, ↑remedy, ↑replacement, ↑reply, ↑site, ↑spot, ↑starting point, ↑substitute, ↑target, ↑time, ↑vacancy, ↑venue

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  • Suitable — Suit a*ble, a. 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}, n. {Suit a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] Syn: Proper; fitting; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suitable — I adjective acceptable, accommodating, accordant, adapted, adequate, admissible, advantageous, advisable, applicable, apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt, aptus, becoming, befitting, commensurate, commodious, compatible, condign, conformable,… …   Law dictionary

  • suitable — 1580s, from SUIT (Cf. suit) + ABLE (Cf. able). Earlier suit like (1560s); suitly (mid 15c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • suitable — *fit, meet, proper, appropriate, fitting, apt, happy, felicitous Analogous words: *decorous, decent, seemly, proper, nice: advisable, *expedient, politic: *due, rightful, condign Antonyms: unsuitable: unbecoming …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • suitable — [adj] appropriate, acceptable advisable, applicable, apposite, apt, becoming, befitting, commodious, condign, convenient, copacetic, correct, cut out for*, deserved, due, expedient, felicitous, fit, fitting, good, good enough*, handy, happy, in… …   New thesaurus

  • suitable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ right or appropriate for a particular person, purpose, or situation. DERIVATIVES suitability noun suitably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • suitable — [so͞ot′ə bəl] adj. that suits a given purpose, occasion, condition, propriety, etc.; fitting; appropriate; apt SYN. FIT1 suitability n. suitableness suitably adv …   English World dictionary

  • suitable — adj. 1) eminently suitable 2) suitable for 3) suitable to + inf. (would it be suitable to discuss this matter at lunch?) * * * [ s(j)uːtəb(ə)l] eminently suitable suitable for suitable to + inf. (would it be suitable to discuss this matter at… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • suitable — suit|a|ble W2S2 [ˈsu:təbəl, ˈsju: US ˈsu: ] adj having the right qualities for a particular person, purpose, or situation ≠ ↑unsuitable ▪ We are hoping to find a suitable school. suitable for ▪ The house is not really suitable for a large family …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • suitable */*/*/ — UK [ˈsuːtəb(ə)l] / US [ˈsutəb(ə)l] adjective right for a particular purpose, person, or situation The car park was full, and the nearest suitable alternative was two miles away. It s difficult for students to find suitable accommodation. suitable …   English dictionary

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