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suit

Definitions


[suːt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a set of outer clothes made of the same fabric and designed to be worn together, typically consisting of a jacket and trousers or a jacket and skirt
(e.g: a pinstriped suit)

- any of the sets into which a pack of playing cards is divided (in conventional packs comprising spades, hearts, diamonds, and clubs).

- a lawsuit.

- the process of trying to win a woman's affection with a view to marriage
(e.g: he could not compete with John in Marian's eyes and his suit came to nothing)

- a complete set of sails required for a ship or for a set of spars
(e.g: they went ashore and changed to another suit of sails)


Phrases:
- suit someone down to the ground
- suit the action to the word

Origin:
Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French siwte, from a feminine past participle of a Romance verb based on Latin sequi ‘follow’. Early senses included ‘attendance at a court’ and ‘legal process’; suit (sense 1 of the noun and suit sense 2 of the noun) derive from an earlier meaning ‘set of things to be used together’. The verb sense ‘make appropriate’ dates from the late 16th century


[suːt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- be convenient for or acceptable to
(e.g: what time would suit you?)

- enhance the features, figure, or character of (someone)
(e.g: the dress didn't suit her)

- put on clothes, especially for a particular activity
(e.g: I suited up and entered the water)


Phrases:
- suit someone down to the ground
- suit the action to the word

Origin:




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