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Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Anglo-Norman _siute_, from Old French _sieute_ (modern _suite_), originally a participle adjective from Vulgar Latin _*sequita_ (for _secūta_), from Latin _sequi_ (“to follow”), because the component garments "follow each other", i.e. are worn together.

From Anglo-Norman siute, from Old French sieute (modern suite), originally a participle adjective from Vulgar Latin *sequita (for secūta), from Latin sequi (to follow), because the component garments "follow each other", i.e. are worn together.

Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* (UK) IPA(key): /s(j)uːt/ * (US) IPA(key): /s(j)ut/ * Rhymes: -uːt

  • (UK) IPA(key): /s(j)uːt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /s(j)ut/
  • Rhymes: -uːt

Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - NOUN
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SUIT (_plural_ SUITS) * A set of clothes to be worn together, now especially a man's matching jacket and trousers (also business suit or lounge suit), or a similar outfit for a woman. _Nick hired a navy-blue SUIT for the wedding._ * (by extension) A single garment that covers the whole body: space suit, boiler suit, protective suit. * (pejorative, slang) A person who wears matching jacket and trousers, especially a boss or a supervisor. _Be sure to keep your nose to the grindstone today; the SUITS are making a "surprise" visit to this department._ * A full set of armour. * (law) The attempt to gain an end by legal process; a process instituted in a court of law for the recovery of a right or claim; a lawsuit. _If you take my advice, you'll file SUIT against him immediately._ * (obsolete): The act of following or pursuing; pursuit, chase. * Pursuit of a love-interest; wooing, courtship. _Rebate your loves, each rival SUIT suspend, Till this funereal web my labors end._ —Alexander Pope. * The full set of sails required for a ship. * (card games) Each of the sets of a pack of cards distinguished by color and/or specific emblems, such as the spades, hearts, diamonds, or clubs of traditional Anglo, Hispanic, and French playing cards. _To deal and shuffle, to divide and sort Her mingled SUITS and sequences._ — William Cowper. * (obsolete) Regular order; succession. _Every five and thirty years the same kind and SUIT of weather comes again._ — Francis Bacon. * (obsolete) The act of suing; the pursuit of a particular object or goal. _Thenceforth the SUIT of earthly conquest shone._ — Edmund Spenser. * (archaic) A company of attendants or followers; a retinue. * (archaic) A group of similar or related objects or items considered as a whole; a suite (of rooms etc.) DERIVED TERMS SEE ALSO * (_playing card suits_) CARD SUIT/PLAYING CARD SUIT; clubs, diamonds, hearts, spades (Category: en:Card games) TRANSLATIONS

suit (plural suits)

  1. A set of clothes to be worn together, now especially a man's matching jacket and trousers (also business suit or lounge suit), or a similar outfit for a woman.
    Nick hired a navy-blue suit for the wedding.
  2. (by extension) A single garment that covers the whole body: space suit, boiler suit, protective suit.
  3. (pejorative, slang) A person who wears matching jacket and trousers, especially a boss or a supervisor.
    Be sure to keep your nose to the grindstone today; the suits are making a "surprise" visit to this department.
  4. A full set of armour.
  5. (law) The attempt to gain an end by legal process; a process instituted in a court of law for the recovery of a right or claim; a lawsuit.
    If you take my advice, you'll file suit against him immediately.
  6. (obsolete): The act of following or pursuing; pursuit, chase.
  7. Pursuit of a love-interest; wooing, courtship.
    Rebate your loves, each rival suit suspend, Till this funereal web my labors end. —Alexander Pope.
  8. The full set of sails required for a ship.
  9. (card games) Each of the sets of a pack of cards distinguished by color and/or specific emblems, such as the spades, hearts, diamonds, or clubs of traditional Anglo, Hispanic, and French playing cards.
    To deal and shuffle, to divide and sort Her mingled suits and sequences.William Cowper.
  10. (obsolete) Regular order; succession.
    Every five and thirty years the same kind and suit of weather comes again.Francis Bacon.
  11. (obsolete) The act of suing; the pursuit of a particular object or goal.
    Thenceforth the suit of earthly conquest shone.Edmund Spenser.
  12. (archaic) A company of attendants or followers; a retinue.
  13. (archaic) A group of similar or related objects or items considered as a whole; a suite (of rooms etc.)

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Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - VERB
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SUIT (_third-person singular simple present_ SUITS, _present participle_ SUITING, _simple past and past participle_ SUITED) * To make proper or suitable; to adapt or fit. * William Shakespeare (c.1564–1616) Let your own discretion be your tutor: SUIT the action to the word, the word to the action. * (said of clothes, hairstyle or other fashion item) To be suitable or apt for one's image. _The ripped jeans didn't SUIT her elegant image._ _That new top SUITS you. Where did you buy it?_ * To be appropriate or apt for. _The nickname "Bullet" SUITS her, since she is a fast runner._ * John Dryden (1631-1700) Ill SUITS his cloth the praise of railing well. * Matthew Prior (1664-1721) Raise her notes to that sublime degree / Which SUITS song of piety and thee. * 1915, Emerson Hough, _The Purchase Price_, chapterI: “[…] it is not fair of you to bring against mankind double weapons ! Dangerous enough you are as woman alone, without bringing to your aid those gifts of mind SUITED to problems which men have been accustomed to arrogate to themselves.” * (most commonly used in the passive form) To dress; to clothe. * William Shakespeare (c.1564–1616) So went he SUITED to his watery tomb. * To please; to make content; as, he is well suited with his place; to fit one's taste. _My new job SUITs me, as I work fewer hours and don't have to commute so much._ * (intransitive) To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; — usually followed by _to_, archaically also followed by _with_. * John Dryden (1631-1700) The place itself was SUITING to his care. * Joseph Addison (1672-1719) Give me not an office / That SUITS with me so ill. SYNONYMS * _to agree:_ agree, match, answer DERIVED TERMS * suited and booted * suit up * suit yourself TRANSLATIONS

suit (third-person singular simple present suits, present participle suiting, simple past and past participle suited)

  1. To make proper or suitable; to adapt or fit.
  2. (said of clothes, hairstyle or other fashion item) To be suitable or apt for one's image.
    The ripped jeans didn't suit her elegant image.
    That new top suits you. Where did you buy it?
  3. To be appropriate or apt for.
    The nickname "Bullet" suits her, since she is a fast runner.
    Ill suits his cloth the praise of railing well.
  4. (most commonly used in the passive form) To dress; to clothe.
  5. To please; to make content; as, he is well suited with his place; to fit one's taste.
    My new job suits me, as I work fewer hours and don't have to commute so much.
  6. (intransitive) To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; — usually followed by to, archaically also followed by with.

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Dont le dans la catégorieFRENCH - VERB
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French - Verb

SUIT * third-person singular present indicative of _suivre_

suit

  1. third-person singular present indicative of suivre

Dont le dans la catégorieJÈRRIAIS - ETYMOLOGY
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Jèrriais - Etymology

From English _suit_.

From English suit.

Dont le dans la catégorieJÈRRIAIS - NOUN
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Jèrriais - Noun

SUIT m (_plural_ SUITS) * suit (of clothes) SYNONYMS * fa

suit m (plural suits)

  1. suit (of clothes)

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Dont le dans la catégorieLATIN - VERB
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Latin - Verb

SUIT * third-person singular present active indicative of _suō_

suit

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of suō


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