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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