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suit

2 verb
     
suit2 S2 W3 [transitive]
1 to be acceptable, suitable or convenient for a particular person or in a particular situation:
Whatever your reason for borrowing, we have the loan that suits your needs.
There's a range of restaurants to suit all tastes.
There are countryside walks to suit everyone.
We have gifts to suit every pocket (=of all prices).
Either steak or chicken would suit me fine.
The climate there will suit you down to the ground (=suit you very well).
suit something to something
She had the ability to suit her performances to the audience.
2 [not in passive] clothes, colours etc that suit you make you look attractive:
That coat really suits Paul.
Red suits you.
Jill's new hairstyle doesn't really suit her.
3

best/well/ideally/perfectly etc suited to/for something

to have the right qualities to do something:
The activity holidays on offer are really best suited to groups.
land well suited for agriculture
the candidate most ideally suited to doing the job
4

suit yourself

spoken used to tell someone they can do whatever they want to, even though it annoys you or you think they are not doing the right thing:
'Mind if I sit here?' he said gently. 'Suit yourself.'
5

suit somebody's book

British English informal to fit well into someone's plans

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