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Translation of "suit" - English-French dictionary

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. costume, tailleur a tailored suit.
a piece of clothing for a particular purpose costume a bathing suit / diving suit.
a case in a law court procès He won/lost his suit.
an old word for a formal request, eg a proposal of marriage to a lady. demande en mariage
one of the four sets of playing-cards – spades, hearts, diamonds, clubs. couleur
suited adjective
(negative unsuited) fitted, or appropriate (to or for) fait pour 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 soupirant 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 valise He hastily packed his (clothes in his) suitcase.
follow suit
to do just as someone else has done faire de même He went to bed and I followed suit.
suit down to the ground
(of eg an arrangement, fashion etc) to suit (a person) completely aller comme un gant (à) The dress suits her down to the ground.
suit oneself
to do what one wants to do faire à son gré ’Do you want to come with us to the beach?’ ’No, thanks.’ ’Oh well, suit yourself!’
(Definition of suit from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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