(Latin: a suffix; expressing capacity, fitness to do that which can be handled or managed, suitable skills to accomplish something; capable of being done, something which can be finished, etc.)
A suffix that forms adjectives. The suffix -ible has related meanings; expressing ability, capacity, fitness; capable of, fit for, able to be done, can be done, inclined to, tending to, given to.
This list is only a small sample of the thousands of -able words that exist in English.
2. Friendly and pleasant to other people.
3. Allowing people to mix in an informal way.
4. A group of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity or inclined to or conducive to companionship with others.
2. Properly hoped for.
"Greta's dress was a suitable choice for her friend's wedding ceremony.""Vince's experiences make him more suitable for the new job."
"Meagan was warned that the movie her children want to see is not suitable for them."
2. Being able to surpass in quality or attainment.
2. Involving methods that do not completely use up or destroy natural resources: "Some farmers are utilizing sustainable agriculture techniques."
3. Able to last or to continue for a long time: "We must have sustainable development, or growth, in the financial markets."
4. Describing activities that make use of the earth's living and physical resources, including humans and their technologies, cultures, and institutions, in a way that does not diminish their ability to support future generations.
Specifically, the consumption of energy in a manner that emphasizes renewable sources and the judicious use of non-renewable sources.