Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
sue /sju:/
  • ngoại động từ
    • kiện
      • to sue to somebody for damages: kiện ai đòi bồi thường
  • nội động từ
    • đi kiện, kiện
    • yêu cầu, thỉnh cầu, khẩn khoản
      • to sue to someone for something: yêu cầu người nào một việc gì
      • to sue for a woman's hand: cầu hôn
    • to sue out
      • (pháp lý) xin và được ân xá
Concise Dictionary
+French writer whose novels described the sordid side of city life (1804-1857)
+institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 proceed or move or act (against), take (legal) action or bring suit or prefer charges (against); summon(s), charge, accuse:
He threatened to sue. They are suing him for the injuries they sustained.
2 petition, beg, plead, entreat, pray, request, solicit, apply, beseech, implore, supplicate:
After five years of constant warfare, the country is suing for peace.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
1 ~ (sb) (for sth) to make a claim against sb in a court of law about sth that they have said or done to harm you: [VN] to sue sb for breach of contract + to sue sb for damages / $10 million (= in order to get money from sb) + [V] They threatened to sue if the work was not completed.
2 [V] ~ for sth (formal) to formally ask for sth, especially in a court of law: to sue for divorce + The rebels were forced to sue for peace.
Collocation Dictionary


successfully | unsuccessfully


be able to, be entitled to, have the right to | threaten to


He threatened to sue the company for negligence.
| over
The water authority was successfully sued over his illness.

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