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Definizione monolingua e traduzione suit

Inglese grammatica



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.
    Let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word, the word to the action. — Shakespeare
  2. (said of clothes, hairstlye or other fashion item) To be suitable or apt for ones image.
    The ripped jeans didnt suit her elegant image.
    That new top suits you, where did you buy it?
  3. To be appropriate or apt for.
    Her nickname ""Bullet"" suits her as she is a fast runner.
    Ill suits his cloth the praise of railing well. — John Dryden.
    Raise her notes to that sublime degree Which suits song of piety and thee. — Matthew Prior.
  4. (most commonly used in the passive form) To dress; to clothe.
    So went he suited to his watery tomb. —Shakespeare.
  5. To please; to make content; as, he is well suited with his place; to fit ones taste.
    My new job suits me, as I work less hours and dont 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.
    The place itself was suiting to his care. — John Dryden.
    Give me not an office That suits with me so ill. — Joseph Addison.

suit (plural suits)

  1. A set of clothes to be worn together, now especially a mans 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, youll 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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