Definitions for suit

Definitions for (noun) suit

Main entry: lawsuit, case, causa, cause, suit

Definition: a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

Usage: the family brought suit against the landlord

Main entry: suit, suit of clothes

Definition: a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color

Usage: they buried him in his best suit

Main entry: suit

Definition: playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color

Usage: a flush is five cards in the same suit; in bridge you must follow suit; what suit is trumps?

Main entry: suit

Definition: a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank

Main entry: suit, wooing, courting, courtship

Definition: a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)

Usage: its was a brief and intense courtship

Main entry: suit

Definition: (slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit

Usage: all the suits care about is the bottom line

Definitions for (verb) suit

Main entry: befit, beseem, suit

Definition: accord or comport with

Usage: This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!

Main entry: accommodate, suit, fit

Definition: be agreeable or acceptable to

Usage: This suits my needs

Main entry: become, suit

Definition: enhance the appearance of

Usage: Mourning becomes Electra; This behavior doesn't suit you!

Main entry: suit

Definition: be agreeable or acceptable

Usage: This time suits me

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