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suit meaning and definition

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SUIT noun

Definition of suit (noun)

  1. a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color
  2. a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
  3. (slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit
    • "all the suits care about is the bottom line"
  4. a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)
  5. a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank
  6. 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?"

SUIT verb

Definition of suit (verb)

  1. be agreeable or acceptable to
  2. be agreeable or acceptable
    • "This time suits me"
  3. accord or comport with
    • "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
    • synonyms: befit, beseem
  4. enhance the appearance of
    • "Mourning becomes Electra"; "This behavior doesn't suit you!"
    • synonyms: become
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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