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  • n  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
  • n  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
  • n  (slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit
    all the suits care about is the bottom line
  • 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
    a flush is five cards in the same suit
    in bridge you must follow suit
    what suit is trumps?
  • v  be agreeable or acceptable to
    This suits my needs
  • v  be agreeable or acceptable
    This time suits me
  • v  accord or comport with
    This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!
  • v  enhance the appearance of
    This behavior doesn't suit you!

  • The suit felt light, like I was swimming in saltwater, and although it wasn't the most comfortable thing in the world it took 20 minutes to get into it was fast.
  • The tweed suit comes back into power in the '80s.
  • A suit more jocose than bitter was brought in Manhattan last week by Abraham, William, Herbert Morton Minsky, proprietors of three burlesque theatres, against Sidney Ross .
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - Zap2It
  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - Zap2It
  • 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 ...
    June 11, 2013 - KSPR Springfield

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