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Definitions of suit:

  • noun:   a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color
    Example: "They buried him in his best suit"
  • noun:   playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color
    Example: "A flush is five cards in the same suit"
  • noun:   a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank
  • noun:   a businessman dressed in a business suit
    Example: "All the suits care about is the bottom line"
  • noun:   a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
    Example: "The family brought suit against the landlord"
  • noun:   a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)
  • verb:   be agreeable or acceptable to
    Example: "This suits my needs"
  • verb:   be agreeable or acceptable
    Example: "This time suits me"
  • verb:   accord or comport with
    Example: "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
  • verb:   enhance the appearance of
    Example: "This behavior doesn't suit you!"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #45241)


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