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Suit meaning

suit - 19 dictionary results

  1. 1. a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; " the family brought suit against the landlord"
  2. 2. a businessman dressed in a business suit; " all the suits care about is the bottom line"
  3. 3. accord or comport with; " This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
  4. 4. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit.
  5. 5. The act of suing; the process by which one endeavors to gain an end or an object; an attempt to attain a certain result; pursuit; endeavor.
  6. 6. The act of wooing in love; the solicitation of a woman in marriage; courtship.
  7. 7. The attempt to gain an end by legal process; an action or process for the recovery of a right or claim; legal application to a court for justice; prosecution of right before any tribunal; as, a civil suit; a criminal suit; a suit in chancery.
  8. 8. That which follows as a retinue; a company of attendants or followers; the assembly of persons who attend upon a prince, magistrate, or other person of distinction; -- often written suite, and pronounced sw/ t.
  9. 9. Things that follow in a series or succession; the individual objects, collectively considered, which constitute a series, as of rooms, buildings, compositions, etc.; -- often written suite, and pronounced sw/ t.
  10. 10. A number of things used together, and generally necessary to be united in order to answer their purpose; a number of things ordinarily classed or used together; a set; as, a suit of curtains; a suit of armor; a suit of clothes.
  11. 11. One of the four sets of cards which constitute a pack; -- each set consisting of thirteen cards bearing a particular emblem, as hearts, spades, cubs, or diamonds.
  12. 12. Regular order; succession.
  13. 13. To fit; to adapt; to make proper or suitable; as, to suit the action to the word.
  14. 14. To be fitted to; to accord with; to become; to befit.
  15. 15. To dress; to clothe.
  16. 16. To please; to make content; as, he is well suited with his place; to suit one's taste.
  17. 17. To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; -- usually followed by with or to.
  18. 18. Petition; courtship; action at law; series.
  19. 19. To fit; become; please.

suit - examples of usage

  1. A suit of clothes You know not what you ask." - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. Don't one- twenty a day suit you? - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  3. Early on Saturday afternoon would suit me best.... - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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