verb (used with object), sued, su·ing.
verb (used without object), sued, su·ing.
Origin of sue
Examples from the Web for sue
The NRA wants the ability to sue local officials for passing laws that protect public safety.
The families of suicide victims often sue and can win large settlements.
Enter Americans United for Separation of Church and State, which threatened to sue.
“Sue (Or In a Season of Crime)” brings the rock chameleon into jazz territory, backed up by a horn-heavy jazz big band.
According to reports, Sam convinced Bynes to fly out to LA, ostensibly to meet with some lawyers and sue her parents.Sam Lutfi Is Young Hollywood’s Most Infamous Svengali|Amy Zimmerman|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Over in her corner, between young Billings and the interloper, Stuart, Sue was having a beautiful time.Blue Bonnet in Boston|Caroline E. Jacobs
"I wonder what's in it," said Sue, as her brother and Harry prepared to wade out.Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Christmas Tree Cove|Laura Lee Hope
She hastened to that end of the car, followed by Bunny and Sue, who did not want to be left behind.Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue in the Sunny South|Laura Lee Hope
He hoped and expected all the next day; but no Sue appeared; neither was there any note of reply.Jude the Obscure|Thomas Hardy
Lily was not heavy like Sue, the doll about which I told you before, the one the lady once thought was her baby in the car.Six Little Bunkers at Aunt Jo's|Laura Lee Hope
verb sues, suing or sued
Word Origin for sue
c.1200, "continue, persevere," from Anglo-French suer "follow after, continue," from Old French sivre, later suivre "pursue, follow after," from Vulgar Latin *sequere "follow," from Latin sequi "follow" (see sequel). Sense of "start a lawsuit against" first recorded c.1300, on notion of "following up" a matter in court. Sometimes short for ensue or pursue. Related: Sued; suing.
fem. proper name, a shortened or familiar form of Susan.