Usage examples for suitable

  1. A suitable arrangement of details with reference to their natural position in space. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  2. That was his idea of a suitable marriage. – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley
  3. Now that would be suitable! – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. Would they form any suitable notion of that they had never seen, and cannot be known but by seeing? – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  5. I should have wished to learn your plans for the future, and to aid you in forming a suitable settlement in life hereafter. – Philistia by Grant Allen
  6. In connection with the Nursery School the most suitable have been mentioned. – The Child Under Eight by E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith
  7. I shall therefore in two years have sunk twenty- five thousand dollars in the farm- a portion being devoted to building a suitable house. – On the Pampas by G. A. Henty
  8. You know a dozen men more suitable! – The Moon out of Reach by Margaret Pedler
  9. Soon they arrived at a spot which was suitable for the test of the suit. – The Master Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
  10. He is much more suitable for you. – Molly Brown's Orchard Home by Nell Speed
  11. " We have exactly the things which will be suitable, sir," she said. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  12. He then said he must have a suitable uniform. – The New Germany by George Young
  13. They did not think my appearance was suitable. – A Woman's Burden by Fergus Hume
  14. When the time's more suitable. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  15. You have nothing suitable, and in this case it is a duty to be provided with the prettiest and most becoming gown you can find. – The Daughters of a Genius by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  16. Then, when he had finished reading, the old man offered up a very suitable little prayer, in which Rosalie and Popsey were both named, and committed to the Shepherd's care. – A Peep Behind the Scenes by Mrs. O. F. Walton
  17. No, she wished no harm to any one on earth, but if the estate really had been Maurits's, it would have been very suitable. – Invisible Links by Selma Lagerlof
  18. What could be better, what could be more suitable? – The Princess Virginia by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  19. Through the great kindness and efficient help of friends we succeeded in getting suitable buildings erected. – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy
  20. Or, as Mrs. Home- Davis said, " some one suitable" might be travelling at the right time, and they could perhaps find an excuse for stopping at home themselves. – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson