Suitably
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; becoming; accordant; agreeable; competent; correspondent; compatible; consonant; congruous; consistent. [1913 Webster]


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  • suitably — 1570s, from SUITABLE (Cf. suitable) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • suitably — [[t]su͟ːtəbli[/t]] 1) ADV: ADV adj/ ed You use suitably to indicate that someone or something has the right qualities or things for a particular activity, purpose, or situation. There are problems in recruiting suitably qualified scientific… …   English dictionary

  • suitably — adverb 1 suitably dressed/prepared/equipped etc wearing the right clothes, having the right information, equipment etc for a particular situation: We were relieved that Gordon had arrived at the wedding suitably dressed. 2 suitably… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • suitably — suit|a|bly [ˈsu:təbli, ˈsju: US ˈsu: ] adv 1.) suitably dressed/prepared/equipped etc wearing the right clothes, having the right information, equipment etc for a particular situation ▪ We were relieved that Gordon had arrived at the wedding… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • suitably — suit|a|bly [ sutəbli ] adverb * 1. ) in a way that is right for a particular purpose or situation: a shortage of suitably qualified and experienced teachers The movie s background music is suitably dramatic. 2. ) used for saying that someone… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • suitably */ — UK [ˈsuːtəblɪ] / US [ˈsutəblɪ] adverb 1) in a way that is right for a particular purpose or situation a shortage of suitably qualified and experienced teachers The film s background music is suitably dramatic. 2) used for saying that someone… …   English dictionary

  • suitably — adv. Suitably is used with these adjectives: ↑abashed, ↑apologetic, ↑dramatic, ↑experienced, ↑impressed, ↑impressive, ↑qualified, ↑sombre, ↑subdued, ↑trained, ↑vague …   Collocations dictionary

  • suitably — [ˈsuːtəbli] adv 1) in a way that is right for a particular purpose or situation There is a shortage of suitably qualified and experienced teachers.[/ex] 2) used for saying that someone reacts in the way that you expected We all looked suitably… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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

  • suitably — adverb see suitable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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