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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel soo-tid]
    • /wɛl ˈsu tɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel soo-tid]
    • /wɛl ˈsu tɪd/

Definitions of well-suited word

  • adjective well-suited appropriate: She is suited to such a job. 1
  • adjective well-suited compatible or consistent with: a prose style suited to the subject. 1
  • adjective well-suited appropriate, compatible 1

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Origin of well-suited

First appearance:

before 1615
One of the 41% oldest English words
First recorded in 1615-25; suit + -ed2

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Parts of speech for Well-suited


well-suited popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 92% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 67% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for well-suited

adj well-suited

  • appurtenant — relating, belonging, or accessory
  • clubby — If you describe an institution or a group of people as clubby, you mean that all the people in it are friendly with each other and do not welcome other people in.
  • congenial — friendly, pleasant, or agreeable
  • conversable — easy or pleasant to talk to
  • fit — adapted or suited; appropriate: This water isn't fit for drinking. A long-necked giraffe is fit for browsing treetops.

adjective well-suited

  • amical — (now rare) Friendly, amicable.
  • compatible — If things, for example systems, ideas, and beliefs, are compatible, they work well together or can exist together successfully.
  • correspondent — A correspondent is a newspaper or television journalist, especially one who specializes in a particular type of news.

Antonyms for well-suited

adjective well-suited

  • misbehaving — to behave badly or improperly: The children misbehaved during our visit.

Top questions with well-suited

  • which quality makes earth particularly well-suited to support life?

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