Appropriate and Suitable


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Appropriate adjective – Meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation.
Usage example: I don't think jeans and a T-shirt are appropriate attire for a wedding

Suitable is a synonym for appropriate in characteristic topic. In some cases you can use "Suitable" instead an adjective "Appropriate", when it comes to topics like germane, right, agree, apropos. popular alternative
Nearby Words: appropriation, appropriately, appropriateness, appropriated
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Suitable adjective – Meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation.
Usage example: I don't have anything suitable to wear to a bar mitzvah

Appropriate is a synonym for suitable in right topic. You can use "Appropriate" instead an adjective "Suitable", if it concerns topics such as characteristic, germane, agree, apropos. popular alternative
Nearby Words: suit, suited, suitability, suitably, suiting
Synonyms for Suitable

Things that words describes

reaction appropriate reaction suitable reaction
response appropriate response suitable response
character appropriate character suitable character
power appropriate power suitable power
Other nouns: choice, word, name, place, form, dress, clothes, equipment, effect, time, way, period, level, size, language, title, music, voice, punishment, weapon, names, places, weapons, roles.

Both words in one sentence

  • Suitable NPCs in appropriate environments are a different story, but then again by virtue of being NPCs they don't quite "count" as much.
  • I Have Many Names Justified in that in the Taysan Empire some names seem to be appropriate for different castes, and his job as spy usually involves impersonating a suitable identity.
  • Useful Notes / Christmas in America Further, generalized expressions such as "Season's Greetings" are nice catch-all good wishes suitable for every religious and secular holiday between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, making them appropriate for all Americans.
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