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suit

noun

1 suit

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.

synonym: suit of clothes.

Roget 765: request, requisition; claim etc. (demand) 741; petition, suit, prayer; begging letter, round robin.    motion, overture, ... show more

Roget 75: class, division, category, categorema, head, order, section; department, subdepartment, province, domain.    kind, sort, genus, ... show more

Roget 69: continuity; consecution, consecutiveness etc. adj.; succession, round, suite, progression, series, train chain; catenation, concatenation; ... show more

Roget 225: clothing, investment; covering etc. 223; dress, raiment, drapery, costume, attire, guise, toilet, toilette, trim; ... show more

Dutch: kleur, kostuum, pak, zaak



2 suit

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.

synonyms: case, causa, cause, lawsuit.

Roget 969: lawsuit, suit, action, cause; litigation; suit in law; dispute etc. 713.    citation, arraignment, prosecution, impeachment; accusation ... show more

Dutch: rechtsgeding, proces, rechtszaak, rechtzaak
Polish: pozew, powództwo

3 suit

slang A businessman dressed in a business suit.

4 suit

A man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage).

synonyms: courting, courtship, wooing.

Roget 902: endearment, caress; blandishment, blandiment; panchement, fondling, billing and cooing, dalliance, necking, petting, sporting, sparking, hanky-panky; caressing.    ... show more

Dutch: balts, baltsgedrag, verkering
Polish: umizgi

5 suit

A petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank.

6 suit

Playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color.

Dutch: kleur
Polish: kolor karciany

verb

1 suit

Be agreeable or acceptable to:
— This suits my needs.

synonyms: accommodate, fit.

Roget 23: be accordant etc. adj.; agree, accord, harmonize; correspond, tally, respond; meet, suit, fit, befit, ... show more

Dutch: conveniëren, passen, schikken, treffen, uitkomen

2 suit

Be agreeable or acceptable.

3 suit

Accord or comport with:
— This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!.

synonyms: befit, beseem.

Roget 646: be expedient etc. adj.; suit etc. (agree) 23; befit; suit the time, befit the time, suit the season, befit the season, suit the occasion, befit the occasion.    ... show more

Dutch: behoren, bekomen

4 suit

Enhance the appearance of:
— This behavior doesn't suit you!.

synonym: become.


Moby thesaurus: Angelus, Ave, Ave Maria, Hail Mary, Kyrie Eleison, Paternoster, accommodate, accommodate with, accord, accouter, accusal, accusation, accusing, action, adapt, adapt to, addresses, adjuration, adjust, adjust to ... show more.

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