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suit

noun

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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

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2 an earnest request
  • O Lord of Heaven, hear our humble suit

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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

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suit

verb

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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

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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

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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

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The first known use of suit was in the 14th century

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“Suit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/suit. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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