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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)

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.

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."