Related formsun·suit·ed, adjectivewell-suit·ed, adjective
Definition for suited (2 of 2)
- one of the four sets or classes (spades, hearts, diamonds, and clubs) into which a common deck of playing cards is divided.
- the aggregate of cards belonging to one of these sets held in a player's hand at one time: Spades were his long suit.
- one of various sets or classes into which less common decks of cards are divided, as lances, hammers, etc., found in certain decks formerly used or used in fortune telling.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of suit
Can be confusedsuit suite
Examples from the Web for suited
This suited state governments (especially conservative-led ones) just fine.
So she began trying out the beds, but none of them suited her until she found that the seventh one was just right.In New Brothers Grimm 'Snow White', The Prince Doesn't Save Her|The Brothers Grimm|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That suited us until the revelation of these alleged, awful crimes.
He believes people have cast him in a role for which he is not suited.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Our… mail carts and mobile trash barrels would have suited them fine.Frat Culture Clashes With Riot Police at Keene, N.H., Pumpkin Festival|Melanie Plenda|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I asked Meusnier if he knew any tall, bony old woman, and he sent me two, neither of whom suited me.My Double Life|Sarah Bernhardt
Camille adored Jack, and cared for no associations, no society, for which he was not suited.The Copy-Cat and Other Stories|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
But you and I, Miss Carmen, are just suited to each other––wealth and nobility on each side.Carmen Ariza|Charles Francis Stocking
But his hand found nothing that suited his need at that moment.Frank Merriwell's Races|Burt L. Standish
It never occurred to him to consider whether it suited his wife and daughter.The Moon Rock|Arthur J. Rees
British Dictionary definitions for suited
- to play a card of the same suit as the card played immediately before it
- to act in the same way as someone else
Derived Formssuitlike, adjective
Word Origin for suit
Idioms and Phrases with suited
In addition to the idioms beginning with suit
- suit down to the ground
- suit oneself
- suit up
- birthday suit
- empty suit
- follow suit
- long suit
- strong point (suit)