Synonyms of suit in English:


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1‘a pinstriped suit’


outfit, set of clothes, costume, ensemble

clothing, dress, attire, finery

habit, garb, livery

informal get-up, gear, togs, garms, duds

British informal kit, clobber

rhyming slang whistle, whistle and flute

formal apparel

archaic vestments

2‘they hated being messed around by suits in faraway boardrooms’


businessman, businesswoman, business person, executive, bureaucrat, administrator, manager, director

3‘he's been an expert witness in some important medical malpractice suits’


legal action, lawsuit, suit at law, case, court case, action, cause, legal proceeding, legal process, proceedings, judicial proceedings, litigation, trial, legal contest, legal dispute, bringing to book, bringing of charges, indictment, prosecution

4‘he could not compete with John in Marian's eyes and his suit came to nothing’


courtship, wooing, courting, addresses, attentions, homage, pursuit

respects, blandishments


1‘blue really suits you’


look attractive on, enhance the appearance of, look right on, look good on, become, flatter, show to advantage, set off, enhance, ornament, grace

informal do something for

2‘we offer savings schemes to suit all pockets’


be convenient for, be acceptable to, be suitable for, meet the requirements of, satisfy the demands of, be in line with the wishes of

befit, match, complement, go with

informal fit the bill

3‘the recipes are ideally suited to students’


make appropriate for, make appropriate to, make fitting for, make fitting to, tailor, fashion, accommodate, adjust, adapt, modify, fit, gear, equip, design

be cut out for

4‘the best way to construct a healthy diet is to find out which foods suit you’


be agreeable to, agree with, be good for, be healthy for