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Definition of "suits" []

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Plural form of suit. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of suit. (verb)

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Use "suits" in a sentence
  • "The men now wearing the title suits in the Superman, Batman and Spider-Man film franchises were all raised in the UK new Spidey Andrew Garfield was born in L.A. before moving as a small child."
  • "Kathryn - the title suits the comic aspect of the story - 'dancing girls' sounds much lighter and nicer than some of the alternative words for their profession."
  • "But despite the action-movie makeover Star Trek appears on its surface, the title suits because the movie is about the franchise."