suit vs suite : Common Errors in English

About suit vs suite

Your bedroom suite consists of the bed, the nightstand, and whateverother furniture goes with it. Your pajamas would be your bedroom suit.

suit Meaning(s)

  • (n) a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color
  • (n) a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
  • (n) (slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit
  • (n) a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)
  • (n) a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank
  • (n) playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color
  • (v) be agreeable or acceptable to
  • (v) be agreeable or acceptable
  • (v) accord or comport with
  • (v) enhance the appearance of

suite Meaning(s)

  • (n) a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected
  • (n) apartment consisting of a series of connected rooms used as a living unit (as in a hotel)
  • (n) the group following and attending to some important person
  • (n) a matching set of furniture

suit in News

  1. Legal suit claims Amelia Earhart's plane was found in 2010

    A new law suit claims that Amelia Earhart's plane was discovered in 2010 and that the responsible group fraudulently solicited donations and covered up the find.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Zap2It

  2. Suit filed over plane crash that killed 5 in Willard

    The suit by Janis Melton, the mother of one victim, seeks unspecified damages from the estate of the pilot. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A new lawsuit blames pilot "negligence and carelessness" for causing a plane crash in southwest Missouri that killed five people last summer. The suit was filed Monday in Springfield by Janis Melton, the mother of one of the victims, Robin Melton, 46, of Ozark. It seeks ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: KSPR Springfield

  3. Suit settled in alleged 'huffing' death; criminal trial postponed

    A civil suit filed against a Highland Park teen accused of "huffing" a cleaning product before striking a family with a car and killing a 5-year-old girl has been settled for an undisclosed amount, while the trial date in her criminal case has been pushed back for a second time.        
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Chicago Tribune

suite in News

  1. LiveRail Previews New Suite of Cross-Platform Sell-Side Tools at Video Publisher Forum

    LiveRail, the leading video monetization platform for publishers, today announced the availability of its latest suite of sell-side video ad management and optimization tools. The announcement was made ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. DG Announces New Global Verification Suite

      DG Announces New Global Verification Suite   Verification Suite is now Powered by the Integration of MediaMind and Peer39 Platforms   New York, NY, June 12, 2013 - DG (NASDAQ: DGIT), the world`s leading ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Suite Foods Waffle Shop Moves Into 331 Cortland

    American Idol is hemorrhaging celeb judges, but 331 Cortland never fails to land a hot new tenant. Now that Bernal Cutlery's vacated for sharper pastures, the business incubator space in Bernal Heights has a new occupant: Suite Foods Waffle Shop, whose Liege-style (read: Belgian) w...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: SF Weekly

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