Definition of Suit

1. Noun. 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"

2. Verb. Be agreeable or acceptable to. "This suits my needs"
Exact synonyms: Accommodate, Fit
Generic synonyms: Conform To, Fit, Meet
Derivative terms: Accommodation, Accommodative, Fitter

3. Noun. 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"
Exact synonyms: Case, Causa, Cause, Lawsuit
Specialized synonyms: Civil Suit, Class Action, Class-action Suit, Countersuit, Criminal Suit, Moot, Bastardy Proceeding, Paternity Suit
Generic synonyms: Legal Proceeding, Proceeding, Proceedings
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Sue

4. Verb. Be agreeable or acceptable. "This time suits me"
Specialized synonyms: Agree
Generic synonyms: Be

5. Noun. (slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit. "All the suits care about is the bottom line"

6. Verb. Accord or comport with. "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
Exact synonyms: Befit, Beseem
Generic synonyms: Agree, Check, Correspond, Fit, Gibe, Jibe, Match, Tally

7. Noun. 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"
Exact synonyms: Courting, Courtship, Wooing
Generic synonyms: Appeal, Entreaty, Prayer
Specialized synonyms: Bundling
Derivative terms: Court, Court, Woo

8. Verb. Enhance the appearance of. "This behavior doesn't suit you!"
Exact synonyms: Become
Generic synonyms: Beautify, Embellish, Fancify, Prettify

9. Noun. A petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank.
Generic synonyms: Appeal, Entreaty, Prayer

10. Noun. Playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color. "What suit is trumps?"
Specialized synonyms: Major Suit, Minor Suit, Trump
Generic synonyms: Playing Card
Group relationships: Deck, Deck Of Cards, Pack Of Cards

Definition of Suit

1. n. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit.

2. v. t. To fit; to adapt; to make proper or suitable; as, to suit the action to the word.

3. v. i. To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; -- usually followed by with or to.

Definition of Suit

1. Noun. A set of clothes to be worn together, now especially a man's matching jacket and trousers (also business suit or lounge suit), or a similar outfit for a woman. ¹

2. Noun. (by extension) A single garment that covers the whole body: space suit, boiler suit, protective suit ¹

3. Noun. (context: pejorative slang) A person who wears matching jacket and trousers, especially a boss or a supervisor. ¹

4. Noun. A full set of armour. ¹

5. Noun. (legal) The attempt to gain an end by legal process; a process instituted in a court of law for the recovery of a right or claim; a lawsuit. ¹

6. Noun. (sense obsolete) The act of following or pursuing; pursuit, chase. ¹

7. Noun. Pursuit of a love-interest; wooing, courtship. ¹

8. Noun. The full set of sails required for a ship. ¹

9. Noun. (card games) Each of the sets of a pack of cards distinguished by color and/or specific emblems, such as the spades, hearts, diamonds(,) or clubs of traditional Anglo, Hispanic(,) and French playing cards. ¹

10. Noun. (obsolete) Regular order; succession. ¹

11. Noun. (obsolete) The act of suing; the pursuit of a particular object or goal. ¹

12. Noun. (archaic) A company of attendants or followers; a retinue. ¹

13. Noun. (archaic) A group of similar or related objects or items considered as a whole; a suite (of rooms etc.) ¹

14. Verb. To make proper or suitable; to adapt or fit. ¹

15. Verb. (context: said of clothes, hairstlye or other fashion item) To be suitable or apt for one's image. ¹

16. Verb. To be appropriate or apt for. ¹

17. Verb. (context: most commonly used in the passive form) To dress; to clothe. ¹

18. Verb. To please; to make content; as, he is well suited with his place; to fit one's taste. ¹

19. Verb. (intransitive) : To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; — usually followed by ''to'', archaically also followed by ''with''. ¹

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Definition of Suit

1. to be appropriate to [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Suit

suit (current term)
suit and tie
suit costs
suit of armor
suit of armour
suit of clothes
suit up

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