What is suit?

  • (noun): A businessman dressed in a business suit.
    Example: "All the suits care about is the bottom line"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on suit, suits:

Powered Exoskeleton - Limitations and Design Issues - Pinching and Joint Fouling
... Instead the wearer may be enclosed in a heavy fabric suit to protect them from joint pinch hazards ... accomplished by enclosing the exoskeleton mechanics in a tough fabric suit separate from the user, which functions as a protective "skin" for the exoskeleton ... This enclosing suit around the exoskeleton can also protect the wearer from pinch hazards ...
Cape Wrath (TV series) - Cast - Other Characters
... Scot Williams as Tom Tyrell David Smallbone as Green Suit John Warman as Green Suit Christopher Wilson as Green Suit ...
Flight Suit
... A flight suit is a full body garment, worn while flying aircraft such as military airplanes, gliders and helicopters ... These suits are generally made to keep the wearer warm, as well as being practical (plenty of pockets), and durable (including fire retardant) ... A military flight suit may also show rank insignia ...
Suit - Other Uses
... Lawsuit or suit in law, an action brought before a court to recover a right or redress a grievance Suit (cards), one of four groups into which a deck of cards ... "That'll cost ya a suit." ...
Tankini
... The tankini (also known as tanqueray) is a bathing suit combining a tank top, mostly made of spandex-and-cotton or Lycra-and-nylon, and a bikini bottom introduced in the late 1990s ... This type of swimwear is considered by some to provide modesty closer to a one piece suit with the convenience of a two piece suit, as the entire suit need ...

More definitions of "suit":

  • (verb): Enhance the appearance of.
    Example: "This behavior doesn't suit you!"
    Synonyms: become
  • (verb): Be agreeable or acceptable.
    Example: "This time suits me"
  • (noun): A petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank.
  • (noun): A set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color.
    Example: "They buried him in his best suit"
    Synonyms: suit of clothes
  • (noun): A comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy.
    Example: "The family brought suit against the landlord"
    Synonyms: lawsuit, case, cause, causa
  • (verb): Accord or comport with.
    Example: "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
    Synonyms: befit, beseem
  • (noun): A man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage).
    Synonyms: courtship, wooing, courting
  • (noun): Playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color.
    Example: "A flush is five cards in the same suit"; "in bridge you must follow suit"; "what suit is trumps?"

Famous quotes containing the word suit:

    Class isn’t something you buy. Look at you. You have a $500 suit on and you’re still a lowlife.
    Roger Spottiswoode, U.S. screenwriter, Walter Hill, and Larry Gross. Jack Cates (Nick Nolte)

    Adriana. With what persuasion did he tempt thy love?
    Luciana. With words that in an honest suit might move.
    First he did praise my beauty, then my speech.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Every people have gods to suit their circumstances.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)