[ noun ] the quality of having the properties that are right for a specific purpose




"an important requirement is suitability for long trips"

Used in print

(Gibson Winter, The Suburban Captivity of the...)

The inner life of congregations will prosper so_long as like-minded people of similar social and economic level can fraternize together ; the outer life of congregations - the suitability of the environment to their survival - will be propitious so_long as the people in the area are of the same social and economic level as the membership .