US: /ˈsut/
UK: /sˈuːt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

suit /sju:t/
  • danh từ
    • bộ com lê, bộ quần áo (đàn ông)
      • dress suit: bộ quần áo dạ hội
    • lời xin, lời yêu cầu, lời thỉnh cầu
      • to make suit: xin xỏ
      • to prosper in one's suit: đạt lời yêu cầu
    • sự cầu hôn
    • sự kiện tụng, sự tố tụng
    • (đánh bài) Hoa
    • bộ quần áo giáp
    • (hàng hải) bộ buồm
    • ngoại động từ
      • làm cho phù hợp
      • (động tính từ quá khứ) thích hợp; quen; đủ điều kiện
        • he is not suited to be a teacher: anh ta không có đủ điều kiện làm một giáo viên
      • thoả mãn, đáp ứng nhu cầu của, phù hợp với quyền lợi của
        • it does not suit all tastes: điều đó không thoả mãn tất cả thị hiếu
      • hợp với, thích hợp với
        • this climate does not suit him: khí hậu ở đây không hợp với anh ta
        • the part suits him admirably: vai đó hợp với anh ta quá
    • nội động từ
      • tiện, hợp với
        • that date will suit: ngày ấy tiện
        • red does not suit with her complexion: màu đỏ không hợp với nước da của cô ta
      • suit yourself
        • tuỳ anh muốn làm gì thì làm

    Advanced English dictionary

    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 a set of clothes made of the same fabric, including a jacket and trousers/pants or a skirt: a business suit + a pinstripe suit + a two- / three-piece suit (= of two / three pieces of clothing)
    2 a set of clothing worn for a particular activity: a diving suit + a suit of armour
    3 any of the four sets that form a pack/deck of cards: The suits are called hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades.
    4 = LAWSUIT: to file / bring a suit against sb + a divorce suit
    See also - PATERNITY SUIT
    + verb [no passive] (not used in the progressive tenses)
    1 to be convenient or useful for sb: [VN] Choose a computer to suit your particular needs. + If we met at 2, would that suit you? + If you want to go by bus, that suits me fine. + He can be very helpful, but only when it suits him. + [VN to inf] It suits me to start work at a later time.
    2 [VN] (especially of clothes, colours, etc.) to make you look attractive: Blue suits you. You should wear it more often. + I don't think this coat really suits me.
    3 (especially BrE) [VN] (usually used in negative sentences) to be right or good for sb/sth: This hot weather doesn't suit me.
    Idioms: suit your / sb's book (BrE, informal) to be convenient or useful for you/sb: Well, if you're honest and hard-working, that suits our book.
    suit sb down to the ground (BrE, informal) to be very convenient or acceptable for sb: This job suits me down to the ground.
    suit yourself (informal)
    1 to do exactly what you would like: I choose my assignments to suit myself.
    2 usually used in orders to tell sb to do what they want, even though it annoys you: 'I think I'll stay in this evening.' 'Suit yourself!'
    Phrasal Verbs: suit sth to sth/sb to make sth appropriate for sth/sb: He can suit his conversation to whoever he's with.(also suit)
    + noun
    a claim or complaint against sb that a person or an organization can make in a court of law: He filed a lawsuit against his record company.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 adapt, accommodate, fit, adjust, tailor, make appropriate or suitable:
    It will require some reorganization to suit the office space to our needs.
    2 please, satisfy, fill (someone's) needs, gratify, be acceptable or suitable or convenient to or for, befit; conform to:
    Choose whichever room suits you. The schedule does not suit my personal plans at all.
    3 jacket and trousers or skirt, outfit, uniform, ensemble, costume, habit; garb, clothing, clothes, livery:
    He showed up wearing a new silk suit.
    4 lawsuit, action, case, proceeding, process, cause, trial; litigation:
    I do not want to enter into a suit over the damage to my car.
    5 petition, plea, request, entreaty, prayer, solicitation, application, appeal, supplication; courtship:
    The king rejected all suits for his daughter's hand in marriage.

    Collocation dictionary

    1 set of clothes


    designer, elegant, immaculate, smart, well-cut | ill-fitting | off-the-peg | best, good
    He wore his one good suit to the interview.
    | tailored | double-breasted, single-breasted | one-piece, three-piece, two-piece | pinstripe/pinstriped | linen, tweed, etc. | summer | business, dinner, evening, dress, formal, lounge, morning, safari | trouser | bathing, diving, wet | ski


    jacket, trousers


    in a ~
    Two men in suits came out of the hotel.


    a suit and tie
    They won't let you into the restaurant without a suit and tie.
    | a suit of armour
    The cavalry wore a suit of light armour and carried a shield.
    | a suit of clothes
    We bought the baby a couple of suits of clothes.

    2 of playing cards




    (= play the same suit as the previous player)


    be trumps
    Which suit is trumps?
    | change
    The suit changed to diamonds.


    from/in a/the ~
    All the cards have to be from the same suit.

    Concise English dictionary

    +a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
    +a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color
    +playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color
    +a businessman dressed in a business suit
    +a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)
    +a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank
    +be agreeable or acceptable to
    +be agreeable or acceptable
    +accord or comport with
    +enhance the appearance of