Etymology
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suit (n.)

c. 1300, sute, also suete, suite, seute, "a band of followers; a retinue, company;" also "set of matching garments" worn by such persons, "matching livery or uniform;" hence " kind, sort; the same kind, a match;" also "pursuit, chase," and in law, "obligation (of a tenant) to attend court; attendance at court," from Anglo-French suit, siwete, from Old French suite, sieute "pursuit, act of following, hunt; retinue; assembly" (12c., Modern French suite), from Vulgar Latin *sequita, fem. of *sequitus, from Latin secutus, past participle of sequi "to attend, follow" (from PIE root *sekw- (1) "to follow").

Legal sense of "lawsuit; legal action" is from mid-14c. Meaning "the wooing of a woman" is from late 15c. Meaning "set of clothes to be worn together" is attested from late 14c., also "matching material or fabric," from notion of the livery or uniform of court attendants. As a derisive term for "businessman," it dates from 1979. Meaning "matched set of objects, number of objects of the same kind or pattern used together" is from late 14c., as is that of "row, series, sequence." Meaning "set of playing cards bearing the same symbol" is attested from 1520s, also ultimately from the notion of livery. To follow suit (1670s) is from card-playing: "play a card of the same suit first played," hence, figuratively, "continue the conduct of a predecessor."

suit (v.)

"be agreeable or convenient, fall in with the views of," 1570s, from suit (n.), perhaps from the notion of "join a retinue clad in like clothes." Earlier "seek out" (mid-15c.); "be becoming" (mid-14c.). Meaning "make agreeable or convenient" is from 1590s. Meaning "provide with clothes" is from 1570s; that of "dress oneself" is from 1590s; with up (adv.) from 1945. Expression suit yourself attested by 1851. Related: Suited; suiting.

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Definitions of suit
1
suit (n.)
a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color;
they buried him in his best suit
Synonyms: suit of clothes
suit (n.)
a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy;
the family brought suit against the landlord
Synonyms: lawsuit / case / cause / causa
suit (n.)
(slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit;
all the suits care about is the bottom line
suit (n.)
a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage);
Synonyms: courtship / wooing / courting
suit (n.)
a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank;
suit (n.)
playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color;
in bridge you must follow suit
a flush is five cards in the same suit
what suit is trumps?
2
suit (v.)
be agreeable or acceptable to;
This suits my needs
Synonyms: accommodate / fit
suit (v.)
be agreeable or acceptable;
This time suits me
suit (v.)
accord or comport with;
This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!
Synonyms: befit / beseem
suit (v.)
enhance the appearance of;
This behavior doesn't suit you!
Synonyms: become
From wordnet.princeton.edu