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English noun: Sue

1. Sue (person) French writer whose novels described the sordid side of city life (1804-1857)


SynonymsEugene Sue


Instance hypernymauthor, writer


English verb: sue

1. sue (social) institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against


SamplesHe was warned that the district attorney would process him.
She actioned the company for discrimination.


ExamplesThey sue to move


Synonymsaction, litigate, process


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)challenge


Narrower (hyponym)expedite


Verb grouplitigate









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