German translation of “suit”
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.
a tailored suit. › a piece of clothing for a particular purpose
a bathing suit / diving suit. › a case in a law court
He won/lost his suit. › an old word for a formal request, eg a proposal of marriage to a lady.
› one of the four sets of playing-cards – spades, hearts, diamonds, clubs.
suited adjective › (negative unsuited) fitted, or appropriate (to or for)
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
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
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
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!’