a number of things forming a series or set.
a connected series of rooms to be used together: a hotel suite.
a set of furniture, especially a set comprising the basic furniture necessary for one room: a bedroom suite.
a company of followers or attendants; a train or retinue.
an ordered series of instrumental dances, in the same or related keys, commonly preceded by a prelude.
an ordered series of instrumental movements of any character.
Computers. a group of software programs sold as a unit and usually designed to work together.
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How to use suite in a sentence
It’s important to preserve the full suite of wildlife, she says, and we’re trying, but it’s too early to celebrate their full comeback.Mount Rainier’s first wolverine mama in a century is a sign of the species’ comeback | Hannah Seo | August 28, 2020 | Popular-Science
Rounding out the sensor suite, the Sense includes a temperature sensor that monitors your body’s temp regularly throughout the day and looks for notable changes, which might suggest you’re getting sick.The new Fitbit knows when you’re stressed—and how to help you chill | Stan Horaczek | August 26, 2020 | Popular-Science
Large hotel suites can be a coolly intimate option, and I must add here, or so I’ve heard.
“The next wave will be about getting employees interested in coming back to the office,” says Sam Dunn, CEO and co-founder of Robin, a startup that recently launched a suite of digital tools for reopening work sites.How to design an office that employees will want to return to | Anne Quito | August 9, 2020 | Quartz
Shirley Weinstock, 91, lives in a studio suite at Jewish Home Family at Rockleigh, a senior residence in New Jersey, not far from Manhattan.Covid-19 will change the way we live as older adults | Lila MacLellan | July 26, 2020 | Quartz
Once she arrived solo at his hotel suite, he drugged her and told her to chase it with a shot of amaretto.Two New Bill Cosby Accusers Come Forward: ‘We Challenge Mr. Cosby to End This Nightmare’ | Marlow Stern | December 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I was literally on the 18th floor in a penthouse suite and I really thought about ending it.Exclusive: Michael Phelps’s Intersex Self-Proclaimed Girlfriend, Taylor Lianne Chandler, Tells All | Aurora Snow | November 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She flew first class, stayed in a luxury penthouse suite and was given money for shopping along with her pay.
The executive suite has been the domain of the talls: Barack Obama is six-one.For Short Men in 2014, The News Is Surprisingly Good | Kevin Bleyer | September 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But here we are at a generic hotel suite in downtown Toronto.Adam Sandler Talks Getting Fired From ‘SNL,’ Bad Reviews, and His Desire to Play a Villain | Marlow Stern | September 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You will follow the suite of my daughter to Spain, and you will become the bosom Counsellor of the wife of your Prince?The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
He said he wanted to enter the town with a suite of only 700 armed men, including his subordinate Dattos.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
The victim said "nine," immersed in his paper again, studying that living room suite.
The first movement of the suite was entitled Pity, and the music flowed like melodious tears.The Fifth String | John Philip Sousa
Said he came here in mistake, for a suite of rooms occupied by a man named Barlow?The Weight of the Crown | Fred M. White
British Dictionary definitions for suite
a series of items intended to be used together; set
a number of connected rooms in a hotel forming one living unit: the presidential suite
a matching set of furniture, esp of two armchairs and a settee
a number of attendants or followers
an instrumental composition consisting of several movements in the same key based on or derived from dance rhythms, esp in the baroque period
an instrumental composition in several movements less closely connected than a sonata
a piece of music containing movements based on or extracted from music already used in an opera, ballet, play, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cultural definitions for suite
A group of related pieces of music or movements played in sequence. In the baroque era, a suite was a succession of different kinds of dances. In more recent times, suites have contained excerpts from longer works, such as ballets, or have simply portrayed a scene, as in Ferde Grofé's Grand Canyon Suite.
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