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Translation of "suit" - English-German 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. das Kostüm a tailored suit.
a piece of clothing for a particular purpose der Prozeß a bathing suit / diving suit.
a case in a law court der Antrag He won/lost his suit.
an old word for a formal request, eg a proposal of marriage to a lady. die Werbung
one of the four sets of playing-cards – spades, hearts, diamonds, clubs. die Farbe
suited adjective
(negative unsuited) fitted, or appropriate (to or for) geeignet 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 der Freier 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 der (Hand)Koffer He hastily packed his (clothes in his) suitcase.
follow suit
to do just as someone else has done einem Beispiel folgen He went to bed and I followed suit.
suit down to the ground
(of eg an arrangement, fashion etc) to suit (a person) completely passen The dress suits her down to the ground.
suit oneself
to do what one wants to do nach Belieben handeln ’Do you want to come with us to the beach?’ ’No, thanks.’ ’Oh well, suit yourself!’
(Definition of suit from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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