suit noun (SET OF CLOTHES)
a suit of armour
suit noun (LEGAL PROBLEM)
He brought (US also filed) a $12 million libel suit against the newspaper, claiming his reputation had been damaged.
suit noun (PLAYING CARDS)
suit noun (PERSON)
suitverb [ T ]uk /suːt/ /sjuːt/ us /suːt/
suit verb [ T ] (BE RIGHT)
- The software can be modified to suit the particular needs of the end user.
- How does family life suit you?
- "Will a loan of $500 be sufficient?" "That will suit me fine."
- I don't suppose I have any books that would suit your sophisticated tastes.
- Couldn't you contrive a meeting between them? I think they'd be ideally suited.
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suit verb [ T ] (BE CONVENIENT)
- The opposition leader accused government ministers of manipulating the statistics to suit themselves.
- Which evening would suit you best for the party?
- Part-time work would suit me right down to the ground.
- Which time suits you better - 12.30 or one o'clock?
- We can go to the seven o'clock performance or the eight - whichever suits you best.