Difference between Appropriate and Suited

What is the difference between Appropriate and Suited?

Appropriate as a verb is to make suitable; to suit. -- william paley. while Suited as a verb is to make proper or suitable; to adapt or fit.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Set apart for a particular use or person; reserved. Hence, belonging peculiarly; peculiar; suitable; fit; proper. Suitable to the social situation or to social respect or social discreetness; socially correct; socially discreet; well-mannered; proper.

Part of speech: verb

Definition: To make suitable; to suit. -- William Paley. To take to one's self in exclusion of others; to claim or use as by an exclusive right; as, "let no man appropriate the use of a common benefit." To set apart for, or assign to, a particular person or use, in exclusion of all others;—with to or for; as, a spot of ground is appropriated for a garden; to appropriate money for the increase of the navy. To annex, as a benefice, to a spiritual corporation, as its property. --Blackstone.

Example sentence: Learn to say 'I don't know.' If used when appropriate, it will be often.


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To make proper or suitable; to adapt or fit.

Example sentence: My characters are always unlucky in love. It's annoying, but perhaps there is something in me that is suited to characters that have a darkness. Maybe it's why I play such damaged people when I'm not particularly damaged myself, I would say.

We hope you now know whether to use Appropriate or Suited in your sentence.

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