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Definitions of suit

  1. be agreeable or acceptable to; " This suits my needs"
  2. enhance the appearance of; " Mourning becomes Electra"; " This behavior doesn't suit you!"
  3. ( 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"
  4. 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"
  5. be agreeable or acceptable; " This time suits me"
  6. 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"
  7. 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?"
  8. a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank
  9. 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"
  10. a businessman dressed in a business suit; " all the suits care about is the bottom line"
  11. accord or comport with; " This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
  12. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit.
  13. 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.
  14. The act of wooing in love; the solicitation of a woman in marriage; courtship.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. Regular order; succession.
  21. To fit; to adapt; to make proper or suitable; as, to suit the action to the word.
  22. To be fitted to; to accord with; to become; to befit.
  23. To dress; to clothe.
  24. To please; to make content; as, he is well suited with his place; to suit one's taste.
  25. To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; -- usually followed by with or to.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. To correspond or accord; agree: with with or to.
  29. 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.
  30. To fit: to become: to please.
  31. To agree: to correspond.
  32. Petition; courtship; action at law; series.
  33. To fit; become; please.
  34. To meet the requirements of; agree; please; prove satisfactory.
  35. The act of suing; solicitation; petition.
  36. A judicial action, as for the recovery of money.
  37. A series of things of like kind.
  38. 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.
  39. To fit; to become; to dress; to please; to be content.
  40. To agree; to accord; to correspond. See Sue.
  41. A number of things used together, as a suit of clothes; a petition, prayer, or request; courtship; an action at law.
  42. 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.
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Antonyms for suit

doff, take off, put off, shrug off.

Quotes of suit

  1. Each simian had a much different body suit so besides trying to define class across species, there was a definite attempt to dress each group in different styles. – Colleen Atwood
  2. Accordingly, since nothing prevents the earth from moving, I suggest that we should now consider also whether several motions suit it, so that it can be regarded as one of the planets. For, it is not the center of all the revolutions. – Nicolaus Copernicus
  3. I remember in that red leisure suit I sort of felt like a Pizza Hut employee, and the white one was the ultimate, with the white turtleneck collar, that was the ultimate in bad taste. – Johnny Depp
  4. If North Korea is allowed to maintain its nuclear weapons programs, other nations may well follow suit and some may buy such weapons from the North Koreans. – Robert F. Ellsworth
  5. Critics? How do they happen? I know how it happened to me. I would send a poem or story to a magazine and they would say this doesn't suit our needs precisely but on the other hand you sound interesting. Would you be interested in doing a review? – Leslie Fiedler
  6. I love to rock 'n roll. But my finest suit of all the things I do, is as a songwriter. – Dan Fogelberg
  7. Our strong suit is what we do, and our audience. – Jerry Garcia
  8. You can put in all the difficulties, jumps, runs, and any other devilish complexities you like, except octave spans and similar features which do not suit the formation of hands. – Johann Nepomuk Hummel
  9. It is important that the United States remain a two -party system. I'm a fellow who likes small parties and the Republican Party can't be too small to suit me. – Lyndon B. Johnson
  10. I got this idea about being afraid to let go of something and being afraid of sinking into a state of almost anesthesia, where you have to trust other people. Just the paranoia of it all. And it seemed to suit the frenetic track. So I just wrote it out and, you know, said it. – Nick Rhodes
  11. If you could build a house on a trampoline, that would suit me fine. – Alan Rickman
  12. I'd walk through hell in a gasoline suit to play baseball. – Pete Rose
  13. Safe sex- with a condom, rubber gloves and a wet suit is fine as long as you don't fall in love. – Kerry Thornley
  14. In the film, I'm not very mobile, like in the space suit – Verne Troyer
  15. Now I'm way into suits that I can put on whether I took a shower or not, and wear barefoot and paint my toes black or whatever color the suit is. It's very cool to wear suits like that. Roll up the sleeves and just say yee -haw. – Steven Tyler

Usage examples for suit

  1. " Ought to suit you, eh! – By Reef and Palm by Louis Becke
  2. If you and Rachel follow suit I shall- I think I shall- go out of my mind." – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  3. I'm not the one to blame if it doesn't suit you. – The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine by Ross Kay
  4. Somehow it doesn't suit you. – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  5. It would pay the doctor, and make mother comfortable, and get her a warm new suit for coming winter. – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  6. Nothing would suit us better. – Torchy by Sewell Ford
  7. When will it suit you to look at them? – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  8. How would an early ride suit you? – The Desert Valley by Jackson Gregory
  9. But I shall not turn back,- that does not suit me." – The House of Martha by Frank R. Stockton
  10. The moment I entered, he said, 'You won't suit us, young man, I find. – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  11. Bunny was careful not to get any on his own suit or on Sue's dress. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus by Laura Lee Hope
  12. You care, but you don't care enough to suit me. – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  13. " Suit yourself," says I, towin' him into Mr. Robert's private office. – On With Torchy by Sewell Ford
  14. I have done with that fool Monmouth, and the French King would suit me well for a master." – Simon Dale by Anthony Hope
  15. Nothing that will suit you. – The Time of Roses by L. T. Meade
  16. How does he suit you? – Gold Out of Celebes by Aylward Edward Dingle
  17. And how we suit each other! – A Flock of Girls and Boys by Nora Perry
  18. Regard, he said, with a forced calm terrible to behold; here is a suit that I have just acquired. – A Chair on The Boulevard by Leonard Merrick
  19. I am not bound to suit Mr. Gilmore. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  20. You talk in a different way- to suit it. – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson

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