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suit

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of suit

  1. 1 a court case for enforcing a right or claim <filed a suit against the company that had manufactured the faulty heater, claiming they were responsible for the fire> Synonyms action, proceeding, lawsuitRelated Words litigation; case, cause, complaint; counterclaim, countersuit, cross action, cross-claim

  2. 2 an earnest request <O Lord of Heaven, hear our humble suit> Synonyms adjuration, appeal, conjuration, cry, desire, entreaty, petition, pleading, prayer, solicitation, plea, suppliance, supplicationRelated Words application, requisition; call, claim, demand, insistence

  3. 3 the series of social engagements shared by a couple looking to get married <a rather old-fashioned fellow, he first sought the consent of the girl's father for the suit> Synonyms courting, dating, lovemaking, courtshipRelated Words courtship, wooing; affair (also affaire), love affair, romance; betrothal, engagement




suit

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of suit

  1. 1 to be fitting or proper <no, a second-floor room won't suit if there's no elevator, since one of us has a disability> Synonyms befit, beseem [archaic], fit [archaic], go, serve, doRelated Words satisfy, suffice; function, work

  2. 2 to give satisfaction to <the location of our hotel suited us just fine> Synonyms agree (with), content, delight, feast, gas [slang], glad [archaic], gladden, gratify, pleasure, rejoice, satisfy, please, warmRelated Words appease, mollify, pacify, placate, soothe; assuage, quench, sate, satiate; excite, tickle, titillate; amuse, divert, entertain, treat; captivate, charm; galvanize, thrill; calm, comfort; cater (to), humor, indulge; coddle, mollycoddle, pamper, spoilNear Antonyms aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, chafe, cross, exasperate, gall, get, grate, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, perturb, pique, put out, ruffle, vex; anger, enrage, incense, inflame (also enflame), infuriate, madden, outrage, rankle, rile, roil, steam up; provoke, rouse; agitate, distress, disturb, fret, upset; harass, harry, pester; affront, insult, offendAntonyms displease

  3. 3 to outfit with clothes and especially fine or special clothes <went to the party suited in a strange getup that he'd picked out himself> Synonyms apparel, array, attire, bedeck, caparison, costume, deck (out), do up, dress, dress up, enrobe, garb, garment, get up, gown, habit, invest, rig (out), robe, clothe, tog (up or out), toilet, vestureRelated Words cloak, frock, jacket, mantle, vest; drape, enswathe, hap [dialect], huddle, swaddle, swathe, wrap; accoutre (or accouter), bedight [archaic], equip, furnish, habilitate, outfit, tailor, uniform; dress down, underdressNear Antonyms denude, divest, uncover, undrape, unveilAntonyms disarray, disrobe, strip, unclothe, undress, untruss [archaic]

  4. 4 to change (something) so as to make it suitable for a new use or situation <a bohemian by nature, she would have to suit her behavior to the corporate culture> Synonyms acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, adjust, condition, conform, doctor, edit, fashion, fit, put, shape, adapt, tailorRelated Words readapt, readjust; customize, gear, match, model, pattern; attune, correct, harmonize, square, tune; establish, root, settle; acquaint, familiarize, orient, orientate; equip, prepare, prime, rehearse; harden, inure, season, toughen; alter, convert, make over, modify, recast, reclaim, recycle, redesign, redevelop, redo, reengineer, refashion, refigure, refit, refocus, reinvent, rejigger, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, transform; accustom, condition, habilitate, habituate, naturalize; ready, season; bend; fiddle (with), fine-tune, phase, register, regulate, rigNear Antonyms misadjust




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