Suitable vs Appreciate - What's the difference?

suitable | appreciate |


As an adjective suitable

is having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.

As a verb appreciate is

to be grateful or thankful for.

suitable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.
  • Synonyms

    * fit for purpose (British) * up to standard (British)

    Antonyms

    * unsuitable

    Derived terms

    * suitability

    See also

    * fit * meet * appropriate * apt * pertinent * seemly * eligible * consonant * corresponding * congruous

    appreciate

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)

    Verb

    (appreciat)
  • to be grateful or thankful for.
  • I appreciate your efforts
  • to view as valuable.
  • You must learn to appreciate time
  • to be fully conscious of; be aware of; detect.
  • To test the power of bees to appreciate color.
  • * Lubbock
  • to test the power of bees to appreciate colour
  • to increase in value.
  • The value of his portfolio appreciated by 80% over eight years.
  • * Ramsay
  • lest a sudden peace should appreciate the money

    Usage notes

    * This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing) . See

    Synonyms

    * esteem * estimate * understand

    Antonyms

    * depreciate

    References

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