suit


suit
I
n.
legal claim

1) to bring, file, institute (a) suit against

2) to contest; press a suit

3) to lose; win a suit

4) to dismiss a suit

5) a civil; class-action; malpractice; pending suit

courtship

(old-fashioned)

6) to plead, press one's suit

set of clothes

7) to have a suit made

8) to put on; take off; try on a suit

9) a bathing; business (AE), lounge (BE); custom-made, made-to-measure (BE); diving; double-breasted; dress; gym; leisure; pants (AE), trouser; ready-made; sailor; single-breasted; ski; space; sweat; tank; three-piece; two-piece; union (AE) suit

10) (BE) a boiler suit ('overalls')

11) a suit fits (well)

12) (misc.) (humorous) in one's birthday suit ('naked')

set of similar playing cards

13) to follow suit (also fig.)

14) a trump suit

trait

15) smb.'s strong suit

II
v.

1) to suit perfectly

2) (misc.) to suit to a T ('to be perfectly appropriate for')

* * *
[s(j)uːt]
class-action
custom-made
diving
double-breasted
gym
institute (a) suit against
pending suit
press a suit
press one's suit
ready-made
sailor
single-breasted
ski
three-piece
trouser
try on a suit
two-piece
union (AE) suit
win a suit
pants (AE)
lounge (BE)
made-to-measure (BE)
['courtship'] (old-fashioned) to plead
['legal claim'] to bring
['set of clothes'] to have a suit made
['trait'] smb. 's strong suit
a bathing
a civil
a trump suit
to contest
to dismiss a suit
to lose
to put on
to suit perfectly
(misc.) (humorous) in one's birthday suit ('naked')
(BE) a boiler suit ('overalls')
(misc.) to suit to a T ('to be perfectly appropriate for')
['set of similar playing cards'] to follow suit (also fig.)
a suit fits (well)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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