Translation of "suit" - English-Spanish dictionary

suit

noun /suːt/ us /sut/

A2 a jacket and trousers or a jacket and skirt that are made from the same material

traje
She wore a dark blue suit.

one of the four types of card in a set of playing cards, each having a different shape printed on it

palo
The four suits in a pack of cards are hearts, spades, clubs, and diamonds.
follow suit

to do the same as someone else has just done

hacer lo mismo
If other shops lower their prices, we will have to follow suit.
verb /suːt/ us /sut/

to make someone look more attractive

sentar bien a, favorecer
Green really suits you.

to be acceptable or right for someone

venir bien a
It would suit me better if we left a bit earlier.

(Translation of “suit” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

suit

noun /suːt/

a set of clothes usually all of the same cloth etc , made to be worn together, eg a jacket, trousers (and waistcoat) for a man, or a jacket and skirt or trousers for a woman

traje
a tailored suit.

a piece of clothing for a particular purpose

traje (de baño, etc)
a bathing suit / diving suit.

a case in a law court

pleito, juicio
He won/lost his suit.

an old word for a formal request, eg a proposal of marriage to a lady.

petición de mano, propuesta/oferta de matrimonio

one of the four sets of playing-cards – spades, hearts, diamonds, clubs.

palo
suited adjective

(opposite unsuited) fitted, or appropriate (to or for)

(estar) hecho para, adecuado
I don’t think he’s suited to/for this work.
suitor noun

an old word for a man who tries to gain the love of a woman

pretendiente
She had a number of suitors vying for her attention.
suitcase noun

a case with flat sides for clothes etc, used by a person when travelling

maleta
He hastily packed his (clothes in his) suitcase.
follow suit

to do just as someone else has done

hacer lo mismo (que otra persona), seguir el ejemplo(de otra persona)
He went to bed and I followed suit.
suit down to the ground

(of eg an arrangement, fashion etc) to suit (a person) completely

ir de perlas, venir de perilla; ir/quedar como un guante, quedar que ni pintado
The dress suits her down to the ground.
suit oneself

to do what one wants to do

hacer lo que a uno le apetece/le viene en gana/le da la gana
’Do you want to come with us to the beach?’ ’No, thanks.’ ’Oh well, suit yourself!’

(Translation of “suit” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)