Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: suit

1. suit (om genstand) a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey buried him in his best suit.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)suit of clothes


Mindre specifikke termergarment


Mere specifikke termerbusiness suit, double-breasted suit, pinstripe, single-breasted suit, slack suit, zoot suit

2. suit (om handling) a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe family brought suit against the landlord.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)case, causa, cause, lawsuit


Mindre specifikke termerlegal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings


Mere specifikke termerbastardy proceeding, civil suit, class action, class-action suit, countersuit, criminal suit, moot, paternity suit


Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law

3. suit (om person) (slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAll the suits care about is the bottom line.


Mindre specifikke termerbusinessman, man of affairs


Overordnet anvendelseargot, cant, depreciation, derogation, disparagement, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular

4. suit (om kommunikation) a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIts was a brief and intense courtship.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)courting, courtship, wooing


Mindre specifikke termerappeal, entreaty, prayer


Mere specifikke termerbundling

5. suit (om kommunikation) a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank


Mindre specifikke termerappeal, entreaty, prayer

6. suit (om genstand) playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA flush is five cards in the same suit.
In bridge you must follow suit.
What suit is trumps?.


Mindre specifikke termerplaying card


Mere specifikke termermajor suit, minor suit, trump


Tilhører disse overordnede termerdeck, deck of cards, pack of cards


Engelsk udsagnsord: suit

1. suit (om tilstand) be agreeable or acceptable to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis suits my needs.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accommodate, fit


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerconform to, fit, meet

2. suit (om tilstand) be agreeable or acceptable


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis time suits me.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Mere specifikke termeragree

3. suit (om tilstand) accord or comport with


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)befit, beseem


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeragree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally

4. suit (om tilstand) enhance the appearance of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMourning becomes Electra.
This behavior doesn't suit you!.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)become


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerbeautify, embellish, fancify, prettify









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