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Definitions of suit

  1. be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. enhance the appearance of; "Mourning becomes Electra"; "This behavior doesn't suit you!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (law) 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage); "its was a brief and intense courtship" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. be agreeable or acceptable; "This time suits me" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color; "they buried him in his best suit" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color; "a flush is five cards in the same suit"; "in bridge you must follow suit"; "what suit is trumps?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  10. a businessman dressed in a business suit; "all the suits care about is the bottom line" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  12. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. The act of wooing in love; the solicitation of a woman in marriage; courtship. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. Regular order; succession. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. To fit; to adapt; to make proper or suitable; as, to suit the action to the word. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. To be fitted to; to accord with; to become; to befit. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. To dress; to clothe. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24. To please; to make content; as, he is well suited with his place; to suit one's taste. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; -- usually followed by with or to. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. The act of seeking to gain an end or an object; petition or prayer; courtship; an action or process at law for the recovery of a right or claim; a number of things used together; as, a suit of clothes; a set; one of the four sets of a pack of cards. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  27. To fit; adapt; as, suit your words to the occasion; to be proper or suitable to; become; befit; as, your behavior does not suit your position; please; satisfy; as, I hope this will suit you. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  28. To correspond or accord; agree: with with or to. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  29. Act of suing: an action at law: a petition: a series: a set: a number of things of the same kind or made to be used together, as clothes or armor: courtship. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  30. To fit: to become: to please. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  31. To agree: to correspond. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  32. Petition; courtship; action at law; series. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  33. To fit; become; please. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  34. To meet the requirements of; agree; please; prove satisfactory. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  35. The act of suing; solicitation; petition. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  36. A judicial action, as for the recovery of money. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  37. A series of things of like kind. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  38. A set; a number of things used together; a set of the same kind or stamp; retinue; attendance; train; a petition; courtship; an action or process for the recovery of a right or claim; pursuit; prosecution. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  39. To fit; to become; to dress; to please; to be content. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  40. To agree; to accord; to correspond. See Sue. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  41. A number of things used together, as a suit of clothes; a petition, prayer, or request; courtship; an action at law. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  42. To agree together, as things made on a common plan; to fit; to adapt; to please; to make content; to agree or correspond; to match or tally. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  43. 1. Ugly and uncomfortable "business clothing" often worn bynon-hackers. Invariably worn with a "tie", a strangulationdevice that partially cuts off the blood supply to the brain.It is thought that this explains much about the behaviour ofsuit-wearers.2. A person who habitually wears suits, as distinct from atechie or hacker.See loser, burble, management, Stupids, SNAFUprinciple, and brain-damaged. foldoc_fs
  44. 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. dictgcide_fs
  45. 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. dictgcide_fs
  46. 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; a three-piece business suit. dictgcide_fs
  47. One of the four sets of cards which constitute a pack; each set consisting of thirteen cards bearing a particular emblem, as hearts, spades, clubs, or diamonds; also, the members of each such suit held by a player in certain games, such as bridge; as, hearts were her long suit. dictgcide_fs
  48. Someone who dresses in a business suit, as contrasted with more informal attire; dictgcide_fs
  49. To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; usually followed by with or to. dictgcide_fs
  50. s[=u]t, n. act of suing: an action at law: a petition: a series: a set: a number of things of the same kind or made to be used together, as clothes or armour: courtship.--v.t. to fit: to become: to please.--v.i. to agree: to correspond.--p.adj. SUIT'ED (Shak.), dressed, clothed.--ns. SUIT'ING, cloth suitable for making suits of clothes, usually in pl.; SUIT'OR, one who sues in love or law: a petitioner: a wooer:--fem. SUIT'RESS.--v.i. to play the suitor.--adj. SUIT'ORCIDE, suitor-killing. [Fr.,--Low L. secta, a suit--L. sequi, to follow.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  51. Suing, petition, seeking of woman\'s hand in marriage, (make s., urge a humble request; with lowly s.; has a s. to the king; oress, push, &c., one\'s s.; prosper in one\'s s.); legal prosecution of a claim, action in law-court, (also law-s., s.-at-law; criminal, civil, &c., s.); any of the four sets (hearts, diamonds, spades, clubs) into which pack of cards is divided, player\'s holding in it (long, short, s. in whist, of more than three, less than four, cards); set of mans clothes esp. when of same cloth, consisting usu. of coat, waistcoat, & trousers or knickerbockers or breeches (often s. of clothes; dress s., for evening dress; s. of dittos; s.-case, kind of small portmanteau), whence suiting (3) n.; set of sails, set of armour, for simultaneous use. (Vb) accommodate, adapt, make fitting or appropriate, to (s. the action to the word, carry out promise or threat at once; s. one\'s style to one\'s audience), (p.p.) appropriate to, well adapted or having the right qualities for, (democracy is not suited to or for negroes: is not suited to be or for an engineer); satisfy, meet the demands or requirements or interests of, (does not s. all tastes; it suits me or, prob. w. ref. to betting, my book to put up with him; s. yourself, do as you choose, also find something that satisfies you, esp. as servants formula in giving warning), (of food, climate, &c.) improve or be consistent with the health of, agree with, (cold, asparagus, does not s. me); comport with or with, go well with appearance or character of, become, (red does not s. with or s. her complexion; the part suits him admirably; mercy suits a king); be convenient that date will s.). [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  52. n. [French] Act of suing ; the process by which one endeavours to gain an end or object ; endeavour ; a petition or application ;-especially, the attempt to win a woman in marriage ; courtship ; -an action or process for the recovery of a right or claim ; prosecution of right before any tribunal ; - pursuit ; chase ;-a retinue ; company of attendant, or followers. Cabinet Dictionary

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