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Synonyms for suit


be acceptable to


agree with


look attractive on


  • look attractive on
  • become
  • flatter
  • look good on
  • enhance the appearance of
  • show to advantage

follow suit


  • copy someone
  • emulate someone
  • accord with someone
  • take your cue from someone
  • run with the herd
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for suit

a legal proceeding to demand justice or enforce a right

romantic attentions

to meet a need or requirement

to make or become suitable to a particular situation or use

to be in keeping with

to be appropriate or suitable to

to look good on or with

to be satisfactory to

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Synonyms for suit

a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color

a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

(slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit

a man's courting of a woman

a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank

playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack

be agreeable or acceptable to

Related Words

be agreeable or acceptable

Related Words

accord or comport with

enhance the appearance of

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References in classic literature ?
"Thank Heaven!" and she resigned herself with a sigh of relief, adding plaintively, "I did hope you'd accept my suit, for poor Rose has been afflicted with frightful clothes long enough to spoil the taste of any girl."
I discovered what Clara was at, and got my rival suit ready for to-day.
The whole suit is as light as a cobweb; one might fancy one has nothing at all on, when dressed in it; that, however, is the great virtue of this delicate cloth."
"If your Imperial Majesty will be graciously pleased to take off your clothes, we will fit on the new suit, in front of the looking glass."
In the hope of pleasing everyone, she took everyone's advice, and like the old man and his donkey in the fable suited nobody.
"You would like those, Dorothea," said Celia, rather falteringly, beginning to think with wonder that her sister showed some weakness, and also that emeralds would suit her own complexion even better than purple amethysts.
Dorothea immediately took up the necklace and fastened it round her sister's neck, where it fitted almost as closely as a bracelet; but the circle suited the Henrietta-Maria style of Celia's head and neck, and she could see that it did, in the pier-glass opposite.
"Neither strangle anybody nor smash anything, Porthos; I will manage it all; put on one of your thirty-six suits, and come with me to a tailor."
And then, one may be travelling; and then you wish to have seven suits always with you.
Don Quixote went over and unhooked Sancho, who, as soon as he found himself on the ground, looked at the rent in his huntingcoat and was grieved to the heart, for he thought he had got a patrimonial estate in that suit.
With which consolatory assurance, Peg Sliderskew gathered up the chosen suit, and folding her skinny arms upon the bundle, stood, mouthing, and grinning, and blinking her watery eyes, like an uncouth figure in some monstrous piece of carving.
The suit destined to grace his approaching nuptials being now selected, he replaced the others with no less care than he had displayed in drawing them from the musty nooks where they had silently reposed for many years.
Thanksgiving found him with his black suit in pawn and unable to accept the Morses' invitation to dinner.
MANY ill matters and projects are undertaken; and private suits do putrefy the public good.
The Frogs were living as happy as could be in a marshy swamp that just suited them; they went splashing about caring for nobody and nobody troubling with them.