1 suitable for the desired purpose; "Is this a suitable dress for the office?"
2 meant or adapted for an occasion or use; "a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty"; "not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy" [syn: appropriate, suited]
3 appropriate for a condition or occasion; "everything in its proper place"; "the right man for the job"; "she is not suitable for the position" [syn: proper, right]
4 worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse; "the parents found the girl suitable for their son" [syn: desirable, worthy]
- /ˈsuːtəbl/, /"su:t@bl/
a propos, acceptable, according to Hoyle, ad rem, adapted, adequate, admissible, advantageous, advisable, ample, applicable, apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt, auspicious, barely sufficient, becoming, befitting, civil, commensurate, competent, condign, congruous, convenient, correct, corresponding, decent, decorous, deserved, desirable, dovetailing, due, eligible, enfranchised, enough, equal to, expedient, favorable, feasible, felicitous, fit, fitted, fitten, fitting, fortunate, fructuous, geared, genteel, good, good enough, happy, just, just right, kosher, likely, lucky, meet, merited, meshing, minimal, minimum, nice, normal, normative, on the button, opportune, pat, plenty, plenty good enough, politic, presentable, profitable, proper, propitious, proportionate, providential, qualified, reasonable, recommendable, relevant, requisite, right, right and proper, righteous, rightful, ripe, satisfactory, seasonable, seemly, sortable, substantial, sufficient, sufficient for, sufficing, suited, suiting, tailored, timely, to be desired, to the point, to the purpose, up to, urbane, useful, well-timed, wise, with voice, with vote, worthwhile, worthy