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1[predicative] Right or appropriate for a particular person, purpose, or situation.‘the task is ideally suited to a computer’
suitable, good enoughView synonyms
- ‘Empirically speaking, a governor's career is far better suited than a senator seat to have a tilt at the presidency.’
- ‘The balance of power never suited the more universalistic, moralist spirit of the late twentieth century.’
- ‘The rule that a man might have no more than four wives at a time, but could change them when he liked, also suited Ibn Saud, who had a prodigious appetite for women.’
- ‘These policies issue from the fear, familiar to any student of the inter-war years, that women are taking over jobs for which they are not suited.’
- ‘I know you're not crazy, Jenna, I just think there are people better suited than me to help you.’
- ‘Perhaps Ichim would have been better suited running for the president's portfolio instead of vying for student issues.’
- ‘To my mind there is nobody better suited than Lloyd for the job of president of the West Indies Cricket Board.’
- ‘This suited Islamabad since it has always been keen to internationalise Kashmir.’
- ‘Hardwicke often had to mediate between the brothers, who, though extremely fond of each other, were not temperamentally suited.’
- ‘I am sure he has learned his lesson, and a term of isolation perhaps would be better suited than execution.’
- ‘They had brought Michael Nolan to play a much deeper role and this suited Davitt's as he had been a constant danger close to goal.’
- ‘First of all, the pace of the game is not only slower, but it's suited more to strategic bursts of speed and demonstrations of power.’
- ‘Gramsci saw them as potential Soviets, offering a new form of workers' democracy suited to a modern industrial economy.’
- ‘They probably would have been better suited playing later on in the piece but none the less it was still a worthy performance.’
- ‘The reports outline why Libya would be better suited than its four rival African countries to host the tournament.’
- ‘As I expected, the poll suggested I'd be best suited voting for the Liberal Democrats.’
- ‘It's theoretical, it's old church and it's suited to someone living in Pakistan.’
- ‘They believe that no one is better suited than the mother of the child to decide to have an abortion or not.’
- ‘It's miserable, unengaging stuff, which probably suited the moment.’
- ‘Howard is naturally more suited than Latham to the debate format.’
2[in combination] Wearing a suit of clothes of a specified type, fabric, or color.‘a dark-suited man’‘sober-suited lawyers’
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