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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've done movies with Oliver Stone and Michael Mann. And I've done quite a few dramas in my time, from the theatre to film work. I just think the audience is used to seeing me on 'Saturday Night Live,' and 'K-9,' and 'Curly Sue' and of course, 'According to Jim.' I think that my comedies have been the most popular.
James Belushi

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

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
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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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