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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

My dad always told me to stand up to bullies, and Bill O'Reilly is kind of a bully, and he's the kind of kid who hits other kids on the playground. And when you hit him, he runs to the teacher and says, 'Teacher, sue him.'
Al Franken

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

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

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
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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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