What is the difference between Suited and Appropriate?

The difference between suited and appropriate

is that “suited” is simple past tense and past participle of suit and “appropriate” is suitable or fit; proper.




  • simple past tense and past participle of suit


  • (poker, of two or more cards) Of the same suit.


  • Brunson has ace-king suited in the small blind


  • Suitable or fit; proper.
  • Suitable to the social situation or to social respect or social discreetness; socially correct; socially discreet; well-mannered; proper.
  • (obsolete) Set apart for a particular use or person; reserved.


  • (suited for): apt, felicitous, fitting, suitable; suitable


  • (all senses): inappropriate

Related terms

  • proper
  • property


  • The headmaster wondered what an appropriate measure would be to make the pupil behave better.
  • in its strict and appropriate meaning
  • appropriate acts of divine worship
  • But some discussion of the complex relationship between “allohistory" and sf is appropriate here, as the genres overlap in certain ways. Classical allohistory— such as Trevelyan’s “What if Napoleon had won the Battle of Waterloo?” and Churchill’s “If Lee had not won the Battle of Gettysburg” —is a rigorously consistent thought-experiment in historical causality.
  • I don’t think it was appropriate for the cashier to tell me out loud in front of all those people at the check-out that my hair-piece looked like it was falling out of place.
  • While it is not considered appropriate for a professor to date his student, there is no such concern once the semester has ended.
  • With such focus from within the footballing community this week on Remembrance Sunday, there was something appropriate about Colchester being the venue for last night’s game. Troops from the garrison town formed a guard of honour for both sets of players, who emerged for the national anthem with poppies proudly stitched into their tracksuit jackets.


  • (transitive, archaic) To make suitable; to suit.
  • (transitive) To take to oneself; to claim or use, especially as by an exclusive right.
  • (transitive) To set apart for, or assign to, a particular person or use, especially in exclusion of all others; with to or for.
  • (transitive, Britain, ecclesiastical, law) To annex (for example a benefice, to a spiritual corporation, as its property).


  • (to take to oneself): help oneself, impropriate; take or Thesaurus:steal
  • (to set apart for): allocate, earmark; set apart


  • Were we to take a portion of the skin, and contemplate its exquisite sensibility, so finely appropriated […] we should have no occasion to draw our argument, for the twentieth time, from the structure of the eye or the ear.
  • Let no man appropriate the use of a common benefit.
  • We made an odd party before the arrival of the Ten, particularly when the Celebrity dropped in for lunch or dinner. He could not be induced to remain permanently at Mohair because Miss Trevor was at Asquith, but he appropriated a Hempstead cart from the Mohair stables and made the trip sometimes twice in a day.
  • A spot of ground is appropriated for a garden.
  • to appropriate money for the increase of the navy
  • “I call on Congress today to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation," LaPierre said.