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  • 1 suit — suit …

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  • 2 Suit — (s[=u]t), n. [OE. suite, F. suite, OF. suite, sieute, fr. suivre to follow, OF. sivre; perhaps influenced by L. secta. See {Sue} to follow, and cf. {Sect}, {Suite}.] 1. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 suit — n [Anglo French siute suite suit request to initiate legal proceedings, literally, pursuit, from siute, feminine past participle of suire to follow, from Old French sivre see sue]: a proceeding to enforce a right or claim; specif: an action… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 suit — [suːt, sjuːt ǁ suːt] noun 1. [countable] LAW a case brought to a court of law by a private person or company, not by the police or government; = LAWSUIT: • Ms. Sobel filed a suit, claiming sex discrimination. 2. [countable] a set of clothes mad …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 suit — [so͞ot] n. [ME sute, a pursuit, action of suing, garb, set of garments, sequence < OFr suite < VL * sequita, fem. pp. of sequere, to follow < L sequi, to follow: see SEQUENT] 1. a) a set of clothes to be worn together; now, esp., a coat… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 suit — 1 *prayer, plea, petition, appeal Analogous words: entreaty, importuning or importunity, imploring, supplication (see corresponding verbs at BEG): asking, requesting or request, soliciting or solicitation (see corresponding verbs at ASK) 2 Suit,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 Suit — is a term with various meanings:*A lawsuit, an action brought before a court, as to recover a right or redress a grievance *Suit (clothing), a combination of formal clothing, such as a jacket and matching trousers *Environmental suit, a piece of… …

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  • 8 suit — [n1] matching top and bottom clothing clothing, costume, dress, ensemble, getup*, gray flannel*, habit, livery, outfit, threads*, tuxedo, uniform, wardrobe; concept 451 suit [n2] legal action case, cause, lawsuit, litigation, proceeding,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 suit up — ˌsuit ˈup [intransitive/transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they suit up he/she/it suits up present participle suiting up past tense …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 Suit — Suit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suiting}.] 1. To fit; to adapt; to make proper or suitable; as, to suit the action to the word. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To be fitted to; to accord with; to become; to befit. [1913 Webster] Ill… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 suit — SUÍT s.n. 1. Faptul de a (se) sui; urcare, suire, suiş (1). 2. Acţiunea de a transporta un obiect într un loc ridicat; urcat. – v. sui. Trimis de rain drop, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  Suit ≠ coborât Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa: Antonime… …

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  • 12 suit — ► NOUN 1) a set of outer clothes made of the same fabric and designed to be worn together, typically consisting of a jacket and trousers or a jacket and skirt. 2) a set of clothes for a particular activity. 3) any of the sets into which a pack of …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 Suit — Álbum de Nelly Lanzado 14 de septiembre de 2004 Grabado: 2004 Género Rap Duración: 39 min y 43 s Sello …

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  • 14 suit — (yourself) to be satisfactory for you. He was always able to arrange things to suit himself. Usage notes: often showing you are annoyed: Suit yourself as you usually do …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 15 suit — suit, suite The two forms are in origin the same word, and differences of usage are the result of historical choices since the 17c. In modern English we speak of a suit of clothes, armour, and playing cards, as well as a lawsuit and paying suit… …

    Modern English usage

  • 16 Suit — Suit, v. i. To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; usually followed by with or to. [1913 Webster] The place itself was suiting to his care. Dryden. [1913 Webster] Give me not an office That suits with me so ill. Addison. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 suit|or — «SOO tuhr», noun. 1. a man who is courting a woman, especially with a view to marriage: »The princess had many suitors. You think that you are Ann s suitor [but] ... it is you who are the pursued…the destined prey (George Bernard Shaw).… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 suit — I n. legal claim 1) to bring, file, institute (a) suit against 2) to contest; press a suit 3) to lose; win a suit 4) to dismiss a suit 5) a civil; class action; malpractice; pending suit courtship (old fashioned) 6) to plead, press one s suit set …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 suit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. petition, appeal, prayer; courtship, wooing; suite, retinue, train; outfit, set, group, sequence; lawsuit, action, litigation. See request, endearment, clothing, continuity, class. v. t. satisfy,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 suit — suit1 W3S2 [su:t, sju:t US su:t] n ↑suit, ↑briefcase, ↑tie ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clothes)¦ 2 bathing/jogging etc suit 3¦(law)¦ 4¦(office worker)¦ 5¦(cards)¦ 6 somebody s strong suit ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

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