suit

The Correct spelling is: suit

Common misspellings of the word suit are:

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  • n.
      1. A set of matching outer garments, especially one consisting of a coat with trousers or a skirt.
      2. A costume for a special activity: a diving suit; a running suit.
    1. A group of things used together; a set or collection: a suit of sails; a suit of tools.
    2. Games. Any of the four sets of 13 playing cards (clubs, diamonds, hearts, and spades) in a standard deck, the members of which bear the same marks.
    3. Attendance required of a vassal at his feudal lord's court or manor.
    4. Law. A court proceeding to recover a right or claim.
    5. The act or an instance of courting a woman; courtship: She was inclined to accept his suit.
    6. Slang. One who wears a business suit, especially an executive.

    v., suit·ed, suit·ing, suits.

    v.tr.
    1. To meet the requirements of; fit: This candidate does not suit our qualifications.
    2. To make appropriate or suitable; adapt: builders who suit the house to the owner's specifications.
    3. To be appropriate for; befit: a color that suits you.
    4. To please; satisfy: a choice that suits us all.
    5. To provide with clothing; dress: The NCOs suited the recruits in green uniforms.
    v.intr.
    1. To be suitable or acceptable.
    2. To be in accord; agree or match.
    phrasal verb:

    suit up

    1. To put on clothing designed for a special activity: suits up in shorts for a jog.

    [Middle English sute, from Anglo-Norman, from Vulgar Latin *sequita, act of following, feminine of *sequitus, past participle of *sequere, to follow, from Latin sequī. See suitor.]


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