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  • 1 suit — suit …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 2 Suit — (s[=u]t), n. [OE. suite, F. suite, OF. suite, sieute, fr. suivre to follow, OF. sivre; perhaps influenced by L. secta. See {Sue} to follow, and cf. {Sect}, {Suite}.] 1. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 suit — n [Anglo French siute suite suit request to initiate legal proceedings, literally, pursuit, from siute, feminine past participle of suire to follow, from Old French sivre see sue]: a proceeding to enforce a right or claim; specif: an action… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 suit — [suːt, sjuːt ǁ suːt] noun 1. [countable] LAW a case brought to a court of law by a private person or company, not by the police or government; = LAWSUIT: • Ms. Sobel filed a suit, claiming sex discrimination. 2. [countable] a set of clothes mad …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 Suit — is a term with various meanings:*A lawsuit, an action brought before a court, as to recover a right or redress a grievance *Suit (clothing), a combination of formal clothing, such as a jacket and matching trousers *Environmental suit, a piece of… …

    Wikipedia

  • 6 Suit — Suit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suiting}.] 1. To fit; to adapt; to make proper or suitable; as, to suit the action to the word. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To be fitted to; to accord with; to become; to befit. [1913 Webster] Ill… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Suit — Álbum de Nelly Lanzado 14 de septiembre de 2004 Grabado: 2004 Género Rap Duración: 39 min y 43 s Sello …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 8 Suit — Suit, v. i. To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; usually followed by with or to. [1913 Webster] The place itself was suiting to his care. Dryden. [1913 Webster] Give me not an office That suits with me so ill. Addison. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 suit — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 set of clothes ADJECTIVE ▪ designer, elegant, immaculate, smart (esp. BrE), well cut (esp. BrE), well tailored (esp. AmE) ▪ ill fitting …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 suit — suitlike, adj. /sooht/, n. 1. a set of clothing, armor, or the like, intended for wear together. 2. a set of men s garments of the same color and fabric, consisting of trousers, a jacket, and sometimes a vest. 3. a similarly matched set… …

    Universalium

  • 11 suit — Synonyms and related words: 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, agree… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 suit — 1. noun /suːt,suːt,sjuːt/ a) A set of clothes to be worn together, now especially a mans matching jacket and trousers (also business suit or lounge suit), or a similar outfit for a woman. Nick hired a navy blue suit for the wedding. b) A single …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 suit — I. noun Etymology: Middle English sute, seute pursuit, retinue, set, legal action, from Anglo French siute, suite, from Vulgar Latin *sequita, from feminine of *sequitus, past participle of *sequere to follow more at sue Date: 14th century 1.… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 Suit — Pour une définition du mot « suit », voir l’article suit du Wiktionnaire. Suit est l un des deux projets solo que Nelly a sorti en même temps, lors de l été 2004. Au départ, ces deux albums ne devaient faire qu un mais Nelly a… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 15 suit — An outer garment designed for protection against specific environmental conditions. anti G s. a garment with bladders that expand to apply external pressure to the abdomen and lower extremities during positive G maneuvers in flight or on a human… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 16 suit — See: BIRTHDAY SUIT, FOLLOW SUIT …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 17 suit up — {v. phr.} To don a uniform or sports outfit. * /The veterans like to suit up for the Fourth of July parade./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 18 suit up — {v. phr.} To don a uniform or sports outfit. * /The veterans like to suit up for the Fourth of July parade./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 19 suit up — verb a) To don a protective suit, such as a spacesuit. Each day for three weeks they suited up and went out to the module and fed it. b) To clothe, to put clothes on (someone) …

    Wiktionary

  • 20 Suit — The obligatory attendance at his lord s court by a tenant. This was known as suit of court …

    Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases