Definitions

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  • adv. In a suitable manner; fitly; agreeably; with propriety.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a suitable manner; fitly; agreeably; appropriately.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an appropriate manner

Etymologies

suitable +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This is all dependent on Avatar being a suitably successful picture, of course… but what ’suitably successful’ means for a film with such a mammoth budget, I don’t know and can hardly dare guess.

    James Cameron’s Producer on Battle Angel Alita, The Dive and Avatar 2 | /Film

  • Shaped like a BBC documentary and narrated by Tom Baker in suitably plumy, Masterpiece Theatre tones, Britain USA sends the duo on a rapid-fire tour of the states.

    HBO's 'Little Britain USA' lends us lots of laughs

  • Any good Christian would rise from the dead in suitably conservative attire.

    All we need is Blog?

  • Tinbergen posed the question whether business cycles could be damped by directed changes in suitably selected economic variables.

    The Prize in Economics 1980 - Presentation Speech

  • A prop maker fashioned a replica, which Hurt whose next project is a movie version of murder thriller Brighton Rock, due out in February describes as suitably "ghastly"; "it takes on strange aspects," he says, and cocks an eyebrow - "when you are in a state to receive that sort of thing."

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • 'GirlGeeks', we can be defined as suitably 'wired up' and savvy with technology, what about those who are not as confident.

    GirlyGeekdom

  • It is just another bit of management fiddling, you can call them Apricot PCs for all I care, the respect due to their position will be derived from their actions not from any kind of suitably PC title.

    Memory Is The Guardian Of Everything « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • In Hamburg, after breakfast, Mr. Weber, who had now finally "ceased from troubling" Samoa, came on board, and carried him ashore "suitably" in a steam launch to "a large house of the government," where he stayed till noon.

    A Footnote to History Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa

  • Possibly Katerina Ivanovna felt obliged to honour the memory of the deceased "suitably," that all the lodgers, and still more Amalia Ivanovna, might know "that he was in no way their inferior, and perhaps very much their superior," and that no one had the right "to turn up his nose at him."

    Prestuplenie i nakazanie. English

  • That it never bothered me, that I couldn’t wait to propose to every Gentile woman I met provided her name was suitably accented, does not mean it should not have bothered the Washinskys.

    Kalooki Nights

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