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Definition of "suit" []

  • A set of matching outer garments, especially one consisting of a coat with trousers or a skirt. (noun)
  • A costume for a special activity: a diving suit; a running suit. (noun)
  • A group of things used together; a set or collection: a suit of sails; a suit of tools. (noun)
  • Games Any of the four sets of 13 playing cards (clubs, diamonds, hearts, and spades) in a standard deck, the members of which bear the same marks. (noun)
  • Attendance required of a vassal at his feudal lord's court or manor. (noun)
  • Any set of clothes of the same or similar material designed to be worn together, now usually (for men) a jacket with matching trousers or (for women) a jacket with matching or contrasting skirt or trousers (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Any outfit worn for a specific purpose (noun)
  • Any set of items, such as the full complement of sails of a vessel or parts of personal armour (noun)
  • Any of the four sets of 13 cards in a pack of playing cards, being spades, hearts, diamonds, and clubs. The cards in each suit are two to ten, jack, queen, and king in the usual order of ascending value, with ace counting as either the highest or lowest according to the game (noun)
  • A civil proceeding; lawsuit (noun)
  • The act or process of suing in a court of law (noun)
  • A petition or appeal made to a person of superior rank or status or the act of making such a petition (noun)
  • A business executive or white-collar manager (noun)
  • A man's courting of a woman (noun)
  • To make or be fit or appropriate for (verb)
  • To meet the requirements or standards (of) (verb)
  • To be agreeable or acceptable to (someone) (verb)

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Use "suit" in a sentence
  • "LUCKNOW: The long-awaited verdict on the dispute over the title suit of the Babri Masjid-Ram"
  • "Common man is taken by surprise for despite an atmosphere charged with uncertainly and fear due to various restrictions and heavy police deployment, the public was mentally prepared to face the verdict, Mishra said and added that even parties to the title suit fully ready for the same, seemed rudely jolted."
  • "The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court is scheduled to deliver the title suit judgment on September 24."