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Definition of "suite" []

  • A staff of attendants or followers; a retinue. (noun)
  • A group of related things intended to be used together; a set. (noun)
  • A set of matching furniture: a dining room suite. (noun)
  • A series of connected rooms used as a living unit. (noun)
  • Music An instrumental composition, especially of the 17th or 18th century, consisting of a succession of dances in the same or related keys. (noun)
  • A series of items intended to be used together; set (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.

  • A number of connected rooms in a hotel forming one living unit (noun)
  • A matching set of furniture, esp of two armchairs and a settee (noun)
  • A number of attendants or followers (noun)
  • An instrumental composition consisting of several movements in the same key based on or derived from dance rhythms, esp in the baroque period (noun)
  • An instrumental composition in several movements less closely connected than a sonata (noun)
  • A piece of music containing movements based on or extracted from music already used in an opera, ballet, play, etc (noun)

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Use "suite" in a sentence
  • "The centerpiece is really the title suite, a 37 minute 11 part collection with interconnected and repeating themes depicted on symphonic progressive, classical, and medieval instrumentation."
  • "RT @the_hindu: BJP broke every single promise made before SC on Kar Seva: P Chidambaram apnawatan P Chidambaram: We are not debating the title suite that is sub-judice."
  • "So, we put together a medley, which I call a suite of songs, like a classically arranged suite of songs, and that's what made it different."