suit-n; 7 Senses

Sense Number 1: a social entreaty, as courtship or pleading

Commentary: SUIT[+activity][+entreaty][+pleading/+asking]

The villagers made a suit to the King to reduce their tithe.
His suit for the mayor's daughter ended in a society wedding.
Their suit to that dictator to stop the ethnic cleansing fell on deaf ears.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4, 5

Sense Number 2: legal proceeding or case

Commentary: SUIT[+activity][+proceeding][+legal]

They are bringing suit against the manufacturer for defective parts.
The family brought suit against the landlord.
Our law firm really wants to win this suit.
He only deals in civil suits, not criminal suits.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: professional attire

Commentary: SUIT[+artifact][+clothing][+professional]

He wore a three-piece pinstripe suit to the board meeting.
Mary bought four suits on sale last week.
My new suit for diving is a three-millimeter single piece.
No one wears suits to work in our lab.
I think that the shuttle astronauts wear cool-looking suits.
What material are the newest suits for firemen made of?

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 4: a set of cards or game pieces with the same symbol

Commentary: SUIT[+artifact][+set][+game_piece]

Which suit did she bid in the last hand of bridge?
A standard deck of cards has four suits.
All the dominos with sixes form a suit.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6

Sense Number 5: a businessman or businesswoman, slang

Commentary: SUIT[+person][+business][+slang]

I can't believe Mary is dating a suit!
The suits have decided to downsize research and development at our company.
The executive dining room is only for the suits.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 6: do the same as someone else

Commentary: SUIT Idiom (do the same thing)

They are forgiving millions in Third World debt and other nations are expected to follow suit.
Bill's bailing out of the project doesn't mean that we necessarily should follow suit.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 7: naked, without clothing

Commentary: SUIT Idiom (naked, no clothes)

The children ran through the sprinklers in their birthday suits.
A man was arrested for running down Main Street in his birthday suit.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2