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Noun: suit  soot
  1. A set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and colour
    "they buried him in his best suit";
    - suit of clothes
     
  2. (law) 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";
    - lawsuit, case, cause, causa
     
  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)
    "it was a brief and intense suit";
    - courtship, wooing, courting
     
  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 colour
    "a flush is five cards in the same suit"; "in bridge you must follow suit"; "what suit is trumps?"
Verb: suit  soot
  1. Be agreeable or acceptable to
    "This suits my needs";
    - accommodate, fit
     
  2. Accord or comport with
    "This kind of behaviour does not suit a young woman!";
    - befit, beseem [archaic]
     
  3. Enhance the appearance of
    "This behaviour doesn't suit you!";
    - become

Derived forms: suited, suits, suiting

Type of: agree, appeal, beautify, businessman, check, conform to, correspond, embellish, entreaty, fancify, fit, garment, gibe, jibe, legal proceeding, man of affairs, marry, marry up, match, meet, playing card, prayer, prettify, proceeding, proceedings, suppliance, tally

Part of: deck, deck of cards, pack [Brit], pack of cards

Encyclopedia: Suit