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Overview of noun suit

The noun suit has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (13) suit, suit of clothes

(a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color; "they buried him in his best suit")

2. (3) lawsuit, suit, case, cause, causa

(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")

3. suit

((slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit; "all the suits care about is the bottom line")

4. courtship, wooing, courting, suit

(a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage); "its was a brief and intense courtship")

5. suit

(a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank)

6. suit

(playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color; "a flush is five cards in the same suit"; "in bridge you must follow suit"; "what suit is trumps?")

Overview of verb suit

The verb suit has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (7) suit, accommodate, fit

(be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs")

2. (1) suit

(be agreeable or acceptable; "This time suits me")

3. (1) befit, suit, beseem

(accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!")

4. become, suit

(enhance the appearance of; "Mourning becomes Electra"; "This behavior doesn't suit you!") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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