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  Words related to suit

Related / Similar Words: lawsuit, case, cause, causa, suit of clothes, courtship, wooing, courting, befit, beseem, accommodate, fit, become

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • 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?";
  • a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank;
  • 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";
  • a businessman dressed in a business suit; "all the suits care about is the bottom line";
  • accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!";
  • be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs";
  • enhance the appearance of; "Mourning becomes Electra"; "This behavior doesn''t suit you!";
  • be agreeable or acceptable; "This time suits me";

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    Hyponyms: civil suit, class action, class-action suit, countersuit, criminal suit, moot, paternity suit, bastardy proceeding, business suit, double-breasted suit, single-breasted suit, slack suit, zoot suit, major suit, minor suit, bundling, agree

     

    Member Meronyms: pack of cards, deck of cards, deck

     

    Derivational Morphology: action, sue, litigate, process, court, woo, romance, solicit, fitter, adjustment, accommodation, fitting

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 套裝   Dutch: kostuum  
    Finnish: puku   French: complet  
    German: Anzug   Hebrew: חליפה  
    Hungarian: öltöny   Icelandic: jakkaföt  
    Italian: vestito   Japanese: 洋服一そろい  
    Korean: 양복   Portuguese: terno  
    Romanian: costum   Russian: костюм  
    Spanish: traje   Swedish: kostym  
     
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