suit+at+law

  • 1 suit in law — index action (proceeding), controversy (lawsuit), suit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 suit at law — index action (proceeding), case (lawsuit), cause (lawsuit), lawsuit, matter (case) …

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  • 3 suit — n [Anglo French siute suite suit request to initiate legal proceedings, literally, pursuit, from siute, feminine past participle of suire to follow, from Old French sivre see sue]: a proceeding to enforce a right or claim; specif: an action… …

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  • 4 suit in equity — index lawsuit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 suit one's purpose — index avail (be of use) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 suit to extinguish the equity of redemption — index foreclosure Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 Suit — (s[=u]t), n. [OE. suite, F. suite, OF. suite, sieute, fr. suivre to follow, OF. sivre; perhaps influenced by L. secta. See {Sue} to follow, and cf. {Sect}, {Suite}.] 1. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Suit and service — Suit Suit (s[=u]t), n. [OE. suite, F. suite, OF. suite, sieute, fr. suivre to follow, OF. sivre; perhaps influenced by L. secta. See {Sue} to follow, and cf. {Sect}, {Suite}.] 1. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 9 Suit broker — Suit Suit (s[=u]t), n. [OE. suite, F. suite, OF. suite, sieute, fr. suivre to follow, OF. sivre; perhaps influenced by L. secta. See {Sue} to follow, and cf. {Sect}, {Suite}.] 1. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 10 Suit court — Suit Suit (s[=u]t), n. [OE. suite, F. suite, OF. suite, sieute, fr. suivre to follow, OF. sivre; perhaps influenced by L. secta. See {Sue} to follow, and cf. {Sect}, {Suite}.] 1. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 11 Suit covenant — Suit Suit (s[=u]t), n. [OE. suite, F. suite, OF. suite, sieute, fr. suivre to follow, OF. sivre; perhaps influenced by L. secta. See {Sue} to follow, and cf. {Sect}, {Suite}.] 1. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 12 Suit custom — Suit Suit (s[=u]t), n. [OE. suite, F. suite, OF. suite, sieute, fr. suivre to follow, OF. sivre; perhaps influenced by L. secta. See {Sue} to follow, and cf. {Sect}, {Suite}.] 1. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 13 Suit service — Suit Suit (s[=u]t), n. [OE. suite, F. suite, OF. suite, sieute, fr. suivre to follow, OF. sivre; perhaps influenced by L. secta. See {Sue} to follow, and cf. {Sect}, {Suite}.] 1. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 14 suit service — Suit Suit (s[=u]t), n. [OE. suite, F. suite, OF. suite, sieute, fr. suivre to follow, OF. sivre; perhaps influenced by L. secta. See {Sue} to follow, and cf. {Sect}, {Suite}.] 1. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 15 suit — suit1 W3S2 [su:t, sju:t US su:t] n ↑suit, ↑briefcase, ↑tie ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clothes)¦ 2 bathing/jogging etc suit 3¦(law)¦ 4¦(office worker)¦ 5¦(cards)¦ 6 somebody s strong suit ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 suit — Synonyms and related words: Angelus, Ave, Ave Maria, Hail Mary, Kyrie Eleison, Paternoster, accommodate, accommodate with, accord, accouter, accusal, accusation, accusing, action, adapt, adapt to, addresses, adjuration, adjust, adjust to, agree… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 suit — n. & v. n. 1 a a set of outer clothes of matching material for men, consisting usu. of a jacket, trousers, and sometimes a waistcoat. b a similar set of clothes for women usu. having a skirt instead of trousers. c (esp. in comb.) a set of clothes …

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  • 18 law — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. statute, ordinance, regulation, mandate; rule, maxim; precept, axiom, jurisprudence. See legality, permission. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The judicial system] Syn. judicial procedure, judicature, legal… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 suit, suite — These words have a common origin but are used in different ways. One speaks of a suit of clothes, a suit at law, a suit of cards. Suite means a company of followers, a connected series of rooms, a musical composition. Suit is pronounced syoot ;… …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 20 law — n 1. principle, regulation, rule, ordinance, bylaw, statute; enactment, act, measure, bill; control, restriction, ban, embargo, prohibition. 2. command, mandate, commandment, directive, order, court order, injunction, decree, edict, dictate,… …

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