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suit



I - noun
1. a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color (Freq. 13)
- they buried him in his best suit
Syn:
suit of clothes
Hypernyms:
garment
Hyponyms:
business suit, double-breasted suit, pinstripe, single-breasted suit, slack suit, zoot suit
2. a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy (Freq. 3)
- the family brought suit against the landlord
Syn:
lawsuit, case, cause, causa
Derivationally related forms:
sue
Topics:
law, jurisprudence
Hypernyms:
proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings
Hyponyms:
civil suit, class action, class-action suit, countersuit, criminal suit,
moot, paternity suit, bastardy proceeding
3. (slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit
- all the suits care about is the bottom line
Usage Domain:
disparagement, depreciation, derogation, slang, cant,
jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular
Hypernyms:
businessman, man of affairs
4. 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
Syn:
courtship, wooing, courting
Derivationally related forms:
court (for: courting), woo (for: wooing)
Hypernyms:
entreaty, prayer, appeal
Hyponyms:
bundling
5. a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank
Hypernyms:
entreaty, prayer, appeal
6. 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?
Hypernyms:
playing card
Hyponyms:
major suit, minor suit, trump
Member Holonyms:
pack of cards, deck of cards, deck

II - verb
1. be agreeable or acceptable to (Freq. 7)
- This suits my needs
Syn:
accommodate, fit
Derivationally related forms:
fitter (for: fit), accommodative (for: accommodate), accommodation (for: accommodate)
Hypernyms:
meet, fit, conform to
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s somebody
2. be agreeable or acceptable (Freq. 1)
- This time suits me
Hypernyms:
be
Hyponyms:
agree
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
3. accord or comport with (Freq. 1)
- This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!
Syn:
befit, beseem
Hypernyms:
match, fit, correspond, check, jibe,
gibe, tally, agree
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
4. enhance the appearance of
- Mourning becomes Electra
- This behavior doesn't suit you!
Syn:
become
Hypernyms:
fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s somebody

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