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Dictionary definition for: Suit

1. (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"

2. (v) be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs"

3. (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"

4. (v) be agreeable or acceptable; "This time suits me"

5. (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?"

6. (v) accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"

7. (n) a businessman dressed in a business suit; "all the suits care about is the bottom line"

8. (v) enhance the appearance of; "Mourning becomes Electra" "This behavior doesn''t suit you!"

9. (n) a man''s courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage) "its was a brief and intense courtship"

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

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