Set apart for a particular use or person. Hence: Belonging peculiarly; peculiar; suitable; fit; proper.
To make suitable; to suit.
Writing suitable for the audience, purpose, and occasion.
adj : especially suitable or fitting : PROPER (appropriately adv)
suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc; "a book not appropriate for children"; "a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity"; "it seems that an apology is appropriate"
meant or adapted for an occasion or use; "a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty"; "not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy"
suitable and fitting; "the tailored clothes were harmonious with her military bearing"
Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place; fitting.
suitable for the purpose intended.
adj. Suitable for the purpose and circumstances.
able to meet a need; suitable or fitting; in special education, it usually means the most normal situation possible.
describes a text, word, utterance, style, method or choice that is suitable for its intended audience, form or purpose. 'Appropriate' accepts that different contexts require different treatments and is in this respect to be differentiated from 'correct', which is associated more with the right grammatical formulation of an expression, or the 'right' choice or response, etc.