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Definitions of suite

  1. the group following and attending to some important person Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A retinue or company of attendants, as of a distinguished personage; as, the suite of an ambassador. See Suit, n., 5. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. A connected series or succession of objects; a number of things used or clessed together; a set; as, a suite of rooms; a suite of minerals. See Suit, n., 6. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. One of the old musical forms, before the time of the more compact sonata, consisting of a string or series of pieces all in the same key, mostly in various dance rhythms, with sometimes an elaborate prelude. Some composers of the present day affect the suite form. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. A company of attendants or servants; as, a king and his suite; a series or set; as, a suite of rooms, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Retinue; train; set, as of rooms. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. A succession of things forming a series; a set. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. A retinue. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Retinue; company; a set, as of apartments. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. A set of apartments; a body of attendants or followers. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for suite

  1. The soldiers live in a suite of rooms directly above us, and as near as I can form an opinion, there are fourteen men and two officers. – A Rock in the Baltic by Robert Barr
  2. On the 23d of June, 1819, the President of the United States and suite accompanied by Gen. – The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852 by Ben Casseday
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