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Definition of Suit


  1. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit.
  2. 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.
  3. The act of wooing in love; the solicitation of a woman in marriage; courtship.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Regular order; succession.
  10. To fit; to adapt; to make proper or suitable; as, to suit the action to the word.
  11. To be fitted to; to accord with; to become; to befit.
  12. To dress; to clothe.
  13. To please; to make content; as, he is well suited with his place; to suit one's taste.
  14. To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; -- usually followed by with or to.

Suit Quotations

You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me. - C. S. Lewis
You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.
C. S. Lewis

If I could be doing anything, I'd be laying on the floor in my birthday suit eating junk food and watching something dumb on TV.
Anita Baker

The last suit that you wear, you don't need any pockets.
Wayne Dyer

My father's nephew was the blues musician, Lowell Fulson. Every time he came around, he had a pretty car, a beautiful woman and a slick sharkskin suit. Believe it or not, that's how I decided I wanted to get into music.
Charlie Wilson

I mean, you can't walk down the aisle in Westminster Abbey in a strapless dress, it just won't happen - it has to suit the grandeur of that aisle, it's enormous.
Bruce Oldfield
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Suit Translations

suit in Afrikaans is pas, pak klere
suit in Dutch is complet, stelletje, set, stel
suit in Finnish is puku, kelvata, sopia
suit in German is anpassen, Anzug {m}
suit in Italian is procedimento, vestito
suit in Latin is facio
suit in Portuguese is terno, fato
suit in Spanish is traje, ambo, pleito
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