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Definition 1: worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where suitable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the parents found the girl suitable for their son

Synonyms for suitable in the sense of this definition

(suitable is similar to ...) qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen

"eligible to run for office" "eligible for retirement benefits" "an eligible bachelor"

Definition 2: meant or adapted for an occasion or use - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where suitable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty
  • not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy

Synonyms for suitable in the sense of this definition

(suitable is similar to ...) meeting adequate standards for a purpose

"a fit subject for discussion" "it is fit and proper that you be there" "water fit to drink" "fit for duty" "do as you see fit to"

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