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  Definition of Suit
  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. 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"
  3. 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?"
  4. a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank
  5. 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"
  6. a businessman dressed in a business suit; "all the suits care about is the bottom line"
  7. accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
  8. be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs"
  9. enhance the appearance of; "Mourning becomes Electra"; "This behavior doesn''t suit you!"
  10. be agreeable or acceptable; "This time suits me"
Similar Words: lawsuit, case, cause, causa, suit of clothes, courtship, wooing, courting, befit, beseem, accommodate, fit, become

 

Hyponyms: civil suit, class action, class-action suit, countersuit, criminal suit, moot, paternity suit, bastardy proceeding, business suit, double-breasted suit, single-breasted suit, slack suit, zoot suit, major suit, minor suit, bundling, agree

 

Member Meronyms: pack of cards, deck of cards, deck

 

Derivational Morphology: action, sue, litigate, process, court, woo, romance, solicit, fitter, adjustment, accommodation, fitting

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 套裝   Dutch: kostuum  
Finnish: puku   French: complet  
German: Anzug   Hebrew: חליפה  
Hungarian: öltöny   Icelandic: jakkaföt  
Italian: vestito   Japanese: 洋服一そろい  
Korean: 양복   Portuguese: terno  
Romanian: costum   Russian: костюм  
Spanish: traje   Swedish: kostym  
 
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