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.

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

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.'

suit somebody's book

British English informal to fit well into someone's plans

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