[suːt] or [sut]


(noun.) 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'.

(noun.) 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?'.

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

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

(verb.) be agreeable or acceptable to; 'This suits my needs'.

(verb.) be agreeable or acceptable; 'This time suits me'.

巴纳德编辑--From WordNet


(n.) The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit.

(n.) The act of suing; the process by which one endeavors to gain an end or an object; an attempt to attain a certain result; pursuit; endeavor.

(n.) The act of wooing in love; the solicitation of a woman in marriage; courtship.

(n.) The attempt to gain an end by legal process; an action or process for the recovery of a right or claim; legal application to a court for justice; prosecution of right before any tribunal; as, a civil suit; a criminal suit; a suit in chancery.

(n.) That which follows as a retinue; a company of attendants or followers; the assembly of persons who attend upon a prince, magistrate, or other person of distinction; -- often written suite, and pronounced sw/t.

(n.) Things that follow in a series or succession; the individual objects, collectively considered, which constitute a series, as of rooms, buildings, compositions, etc.; -- often written suite, and pronounced sw/t.

(n.) A number of things used together, and generally necessary to be united in order to answer their purpose; a number of things ordinarily classed or used together; a set; as, a suit of curtains; a suit of armor; a suit of clothes.

(n.) One of the four sets of cards which constitute a pack; -- each set consisting of thirteen cards bearing a particular emblem, as hearts, spades, cubs, or diamonds.

(n.) Regular order; succession.

(v. t.) To fit; to adapt; to make proper or suitable; as, to suit the action to the word.

(v. t.) To be fitted to; to accord with; to become; to befit.

(v. t.) To dress; to clothe.

(v. t.) To please; to make content; as, he is well suited with his place; to suit one's taste.

(v. i.) To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; -- usually followed by with or to.



n. [1]. Set, SUITE.[2]. Request, solicitation, petition, entreaty, prayer, supplication, appeal, invocation.[3]. Courtship, wooing, addresses.[4]. (Law.) Prosecution, process, trial, action, cause, case.

v. a. [1]. Fit, adapt, fashion, accommodate, level, match, make suitable or proper.[2]. Become, befit; be suited, fitted, or adapted to; be suitable for, be appropriate for.[3]. Please, gratify, make content.



SYN:Fit, adapt, match, adjust, harmonize, apportion, befit, beseem, tally,correspond, answer, comport, please, serve, agree, become, accord

ANT:Misfit, misadapt, mismatch, misapportion, unbeseem, vary, differ, disagree,miscomport

SYN:Solicitation, petition, request, action_at_law, wooing, courtship, process,series,[See PETITION]



n. act of suing: an action at law: a petition: a series: a set: a number of things of the same kind or made to be used together as clothes or armour: courtship.—v.t. to fit: to become: to please.—v.i. to agree: to correspond.—p.adj. Suit′ed (Shak.) dressed clothed.—ns. Suit′ing cloth suitable for making suits of clothes usually in pl.; Suit′or one who sues in love or law: a petitioner: a wooer:—fem. Suit′ress.—v.i. to play the suitor.—adj. Suit′orcide suitor-killing.





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