Definitions of suit

  1. To agree; to accord; to correspond. See Sue.
  2. To meet the requirements of; agree; please; prove satisfactory.
  3. To dress; to clothe.
  4. 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.
  5. To fit: to become: to please.
  6. To fit; become; please.
  7. To correspond or accord; agree: with with or to.
  8. To agree: to correspond.
  9. be agreeable or acceptable; " This time suits me"
  10. To fit; to become; to dress; to please; to be content.
  11. 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.
  12. ( 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"
  13. 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"
  14. 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"
  15. 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?"
  16. a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank
  17. a businessman dressed in a business suit; " all the suits care about is the bottom line"
  18. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit.
  19. 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.
  20. The act of wooing in love; the solicitation of a woman in marriage; courtship.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. Regular order; succession.
  27. To fit; to adapt; to make proper or suitable; as, to suit the action to the word.
  28. To be fitted to; to accord with; to become; to befit.
  29. To please; to make content; as, he is well suited with his place; to suit one's taste.
  30. To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; -- usually followed by with or to.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. Petition; courtship; action at law; series.
  34. The act of suing; solicitation; petition.
  35. A judicial action, as for the recovery of money.
  36. 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.
  37. A number of things used together, as a suit of clothes; a petition, prayer, or request; courtship; an action at law.
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