appropriate

Part of speech: adverb

Appropriately.

Part of speech: noun

Appropriateness.

Part of speech: verb

To set apart for a particular use; assign.

Part of speech: verb

To take for a particular use; assign.

Part of speech: verb

To take for one's own use; make use of.

Part of speech: adjective

Suitable for the person, circumstance, place, etc.

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Usage examples "appropriate":

  1. 182. But the assertion is not entirely true; nor are his examples appropriate; for what he and many other grammarians call the infinitive absolute, evidently depends on something understood; and the preposition is, surely, in no instance independent of what follows it, and is therefore never entirely absolute. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
  2. There was only one thing which seemed to me appropriate in the exhibition. - "Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion", St. George Tucker.
  3. I made an appropriate reply, and then waited. - "The Image and the Likeness", John Scott Campbell.