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suit

 
Noun suit has 6 senses
  1. lawsuit, suit, case, cause, causa - 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"
    --1 is a kind of proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings
    --1 has particulars:
     civil suit; class action, class-action suit; countersuit; criminal suit; moot; paternity suit, bastardy proceeding
    Derived form: verb sue1
  2. suit, suit of clothes - 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"
    --2 is a kind of garment
    --2 has particulars:
     business suit; double-breasted suit; single-breasted suit; slack suit; zoot suit
  3. suit - playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color; "a flush is five cards in the same suit"; "in bridge you must follow suit"; "what suit is trumps?"
    --3 is a kind of
    playing card
    --3 is a member of pack of cards, deck of cards, deck
    --3 has particulars: major suit; minor suit
  4. suit - a businessman dressed in a business suit; "all the suits care about is the bottom line"
    --4 is a kind of
    businessman, man of affairs
  5. courtship, wooing, courting, suit - a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage); "its was a brief and intense courtship"
    --5 is a kind of entreaty, prayer, appeal
    --5 has particulars: bundling
  6. suit - a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank
    --6 is a kind of
    entreaty, prayer, appeal
Verb suit has 4 senses
  1. suit, accommodate, fit - be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs"
    --1 is one way to meet, fit, conform to
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  2. suit - be agreeable or acceptable; "This time suits me"
    --2 is one way to
    be
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. befit, suit, beseem - accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
    --3 is one way to match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  4. become, suit - enhance the appearance of; "Mourning becomes Electra"; "This behavior doesn't suit you!"
    --4 is one way to beautify, embellish, prettify
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
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