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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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