Synonyms of 'suitable'
appropriate for a particular function or occasionShe had no other dress suitable for the occasion.
Make sure you approach it in the right way.
You're not fit to be a mother!
There was one restaurant that looked acceptable.
This behaviour is not becoming among our politicians.
They refuse to adopt the rules of correct behaviour.
I never got a satisfactory answer.
appropriate for a particular function or occasionWas it really suitable behaviour for someone who wants to be taken seriously?
It wasn't seemly for a young boy to be courting this woman.
The President's address was a fitting end to the campaign.
Treat them with due attention.
In those days it was not thought proper for a woman to be on the stage.
a resort where the slopes are more suitable for young children
in keeping with,
cut out for
out of character,
out of keeping
Give a few people an idea of suitable questions to ask.
She had asked some pertinent questions.
Make sure you enclose all the relevant certificates.
What is reasonable for one family is not applicable for another.
It is appropriate that Irish names dominate the list.
to the point,
The description he gave was brief and to the point.
The words of this report are as apt today as they were in 1929.
Recent events have made his central theme even more apposite.
the suppression of documents which were germane to the case
He could think of no less suitable moment to mention the idea.
She will try to arrange a mutually convenient time for an interview.
These outbreaks are a timely reminder that the disease persists.
One well-timed word from you may be all it takes to change his mind.
I have arrived at a very opportune moment.
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in the sense of acceptable
good enoughThere was one restaurant that looked acceptable.
in the sense of applicable
appropriate or relevantWhat is reasonable for one family is not applicable for another.
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