Definition of sut
1. suit [ n ] a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color
Examples: "they buried him in his best suit"
(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)
Since the Protestant clergy for_the_most_part wear gray or some variant from the wholly black suit , my Roman_collar and black garb usually identify me in England as a Roman_Catholic cleric .
(Christopher Davis, First Family....)
Teachers - men who wore brown suits and had gray hair and pleasant smiles - came to their table to talk_shop and to be introduced to Scotty and Rachel .
(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)
He felt cheerful again , refreshed ; presentable in his wide-cut brown suit , the well-made riding_boots .
(Robert L. Duncan, The Voice of Strangers....)
Then Rector , attired in his best blue serge suit , sat in a chair out on the lawn , in the shade of a tree , smoking a cigarette and waiting .
(Sallie Bingham, "Moving Day," The Atlantic...)
Miss_Ada was looking fine ; she had_on her Easter suit , blue , with lavender binding .Synonyms suit suit_of_clothes Related Terms garment slack_suit zoot_suit two-piece double-breasted_suit single-breasted_suit business_suit vest
2. suit [ v ] be agreeable or acceptable to
Examples: "This suits my needs"
(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)
Whatever the merits of its intent , Utopian communism is far too naive , far too crude , to suit any modern socialist or communist .
(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)
Since she could not act , one part suited her as well as any other , and so she was the first person to offer Mr._Lincoln a glass of water , holding it up to the box , high above her head , to Miss_Harris , who had asked for it .Synonyms fit suit accommodate Related Terms meet fitter
3. suit [ n ] (law) a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
Examples: "the family brought suit against the landlord"
(The Atlanta Constitution...)
Mayor_William_B._Hartsfield filed suit for divorce from his wife , Pearl_Williams_Hartsfield , in Fulton_Superior_Court Friday .Synonyms case suit cause causa lawsuit Related Terms proceeding civil_suit criminal_suit bastardy_proceeding countersuit moot class-action_suit law
4. suit [ v ] be agreeable or acceptable
Examples: "This time suits me"
(Ann Carnahan, Nick Manero's Cook-out Barbeque...)
Coney_Island sauce : finely chop several onions and add enough catsup to moisten well ; add prepared mustard to suit taste .Synonyms suit Related Terms be agree
5. suit [ v ] accord or comport with
Examples: "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
(Paul Larson and Gordon Odegard, "How to design your...)
You may change the dimensions to suit a frame for more or fewer levers and locks as you wish .Synonyms befit suit beseem Related Terms match
6. suit [ v ] enhance the appearance of
Examples: : "Mourning becomes Electra" "This behavior doesn't suit you!"
7. suit [ n ] a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)
Examples: "its was a brief and intense courtship"
8. suit [ n ] a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rankSynonyms suing suit Related Terms entreaty
9. suit [ n ] a businessman dressed in a business suit
Examples: "all the suits care about is the bottom line"
10. suit [ n ] playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color
Examples: "a flush is five cards in the same suit" "in bridge you must follow suit" "what suit is trumps?"
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