verb (used with object), sued, su·ing.
verb (used without object), sued, su·ing.
Origin of sue
Examples from the Web for suer
He would be no longer the suer but the sued, and she was determined that he should make her his wife.The Man with a Shadow|George Manville Fenn
The most dangerous of these winds is the Borea or Suer, that sweeps down from the north as through a funnel.
This interruption was usually—I may say invariably—rebuked by the words, "Choop raho, suer!"Wanderings in India|John Lang
But suer, in that he drunke so muche wine that same night: he deserved no praise in the worlde.A Renaissance Courtesy-book|Giovanni Della Casa
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.