fit for purpose

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fit for purpose (comparative more fit for purpose, superlative most fit for purpose)

  1. (Britain) appropriate, and of a necessary standard, for its intended use.
    • 2019 October 23, Pip Dunn, “The next king of Scotland”, in Rail, page 55:
      But what ScotRail has now is a superb train that is fit for purpose. Turbostars were OK, certainly one of the best of the late 1990s glut of new designs. But were they really a good travel experience for 180 miles from Glasgow to Inverness? No, they were not (and I speak from experience). These HSTs offer a much better train for such a journey.