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Definition of Sue

Sue

  1. To follow up; to chase; to seek after; to endeavor to win; to woo.
  2. To seek justice or right from, by legal process; to institute process in law against; to bring an action against; to prosecute judicially.
  3. To proceed with, as an action, and follow it up to its proper termination; to gain by legal process.
  4. To clean, as the beak; -- said of a hawk.
  5. To leave high and dry on shore; as, to sue a ship.
  6. To seek by request; to make application; to petition; to entreat; to plead.
  7. To prosecute; to make legal claim; to seek (for something) in law; as, to sue for damages.
  8. To woo; to pay addresses as a lover.
  9. To be left high and dry on the shore, as a ship.

Sue Quotations

You have undertaken to cheat me. I won't sue you, for the law is too slow. I'll ruin you.
Cornelius Vanderbilt

I bet after seeing us, George Washington would sue us for calling him 'father.'
Will Rogers

I have developed a very strong partiality for the dead: they don't talk back, they don't sue, and they don't have angry relatives.
Ron Chernow

I'm looking for backing for an unauthorized auto-biography that I am writing. Hopefully, this will sell in such huge numbers that I will be able to sue myself for an extraordinary amount of money and finance the film version in which I will play everybody.
David Bowie

My initial response was to sue her for defamation of character, but then I realized that I had no character.
Charles Barkley
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Sue Translations

sue in Dutch is een proces aanspannen tegen
sue in French is actionnez, actionnons, actionnent
sue in German is verklagen

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