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suite

 (swēt)
n.
1. A staff of attendants or followers; a retinue.
2.
a. A group of related things intended to be used together; a set.
b. (also so͞ot) A set of matching furniture: a dining room suite.
3. A series of connected rooms used as a living unit.
4. Music
a. An instrumental composition, especially of the 1600s or 1700s, consisting of a succession of dances in the same or related keys.
b. An instrumental composition consisting of a series of varying movements or pieces.
5. Computers
a. A group of software products packaged and sold together, usually having a consistent look and feel, a common installation, and shared macros.
b. A group of procedures that work cooperatively: The TCP/IP suite of protocols includes FTP and Telnet.

[French, from Old French; see suit.]

suite

(swiːt)
n
1. a series of items intended to be used together; set
2. (Commerce) a number of connected rooms in a hotel forming one living unit: the presidential suite.
3. (Furniture) a matching set of furniture, esp of two armchairs and a settee
4. a number of attendants or followers
5. (Classical Music) music
a. an instrumental composition consisting of several movements in the same key based on or derived from dance rhythms, esp in the baroque period
b. an instrumental composition in several movements less closely connected than a sonata
c. a piece of music containing movements based on or extracted from music already used in an opera, ballet, play, etc
[C17: from French, from Old French sieute; see suit]

suite

(swit; for 3 often sut)

n.
1. a number of things forming a series or set.
2. a connected series of rooms to be used together: a hotel suite.
3. a set of matching furniture, esp. for one room.
4. a company of followers or attendants; train or retinue.
5.
a. an ordered series of instrumental dances, in the same or related keys, commonly preceded by a prelude.
b. an ordered series of instrumental movements of any character.
6. Computers. a group of software programs sold as a unit and usu. designed to work together.
[1665–75; < French, metathetic variant of Old French siute suit]

Suite

 a connected series of items; a retinue of attendants. See also set, staff.
Examples: suite of childish amusements, 1770; of apartments, 1858; English authors, 1824; of crystals, 1805; of tree sparrow’s eggs, 1864; of letters, 1761; of minerals; of musical pieces; of computer programmes—Ponton, 1984; of rooms, 1716; of shells, 1833; of fair white teeth, 1845; of trumps, 1850; of woe, 1602.

suit

suite
1. 'suit'

Suit (/suːt/) can be a verb or a noun.

If something suits you, it is convenient, acceptable, or appropriate for you.

Would Monday suit you?
A job where I was indoors all day wouldn't suit me.

A suit is a set of clothes made from the same material.

He arrived at the office in a suit and tie.
2. 'suite'

Suite (/swiːt/) is a noun.

A suite is a set of rooms in a hotel.

They always stayed in a suite at the Ritz.

A suite is also a set of matching furniture for a sitting room or bathroom.

I need a three-piece suite for the lounge.

suite

A group of dances, or a set of instrumental pieces drawn from a longer opera, ballet, or similar work.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suite - a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
musical composition, opus, piece of music, composition, piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
partita - (music) an instrumental suite common in the 18th century
2.suite - apartment consisting of a series of connected rooms used as a living unit (as in a hotel)suite - apartment consisting of a series of connected rooms used as a living unit (as in a hotel)
apartment, flat - a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
3.suite - the group following and attending to some important personsuite - the group following and attending to some important person
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
bodyguard - a group of men who escort and protect some important person
royal court, court - the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince
4.suite - a matching set of furniture
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
bedroom set, bedroom suite - a suite of furniture for the bedroom
diningroom set, diningroom suite - a suite of furniture for the dining room
livingroom set, livingroom suite - a suite of furniture for the living room

suite

noun
1. rooms, apartment, set of rooms, living quarters a suite at the Paris Hilton
2. set, series, collection We will run a suite of checks.
3. attendants, escorts, entourage, train, followers, retainers, retinue Fox and his suite sat there, looking uncertain.

suite

noun
1. A group of attendants or followers:
2. A number of things placed or occurring one after the other:
Informal: streak.
Translations
apartmásoupravasuita
suite
sviitti
apartman
garnitúraszvit
húsgagnasamstæîa; svíta, runa
スイート
스위트 룸
komplekts
apartma
svit
ห้องชุด
dãy phòng

suite

[swiːt] N
1. (Mus) → suite f
2. (= rooms) → suite f
a suite of roomshabitaciones fpl
bridal suitesuite f nupcial
honeymoon suitesuite f nupcial
a suite of officesun grupo de oficinas
3. [of furniture] → juego m
we're going to buy a new suite this yearvamos a comprar un nuevo juego de sofá y sillones este año
bathroom suiteconjunto m or muebles mpl de baño
bedroom suite(juego m de) dormitorio m
dining-room suitecomedor m
a suite of furnitureun juego de muebles
three-piece suitetresillo m
4. (= entourage) → séquito m
5. (Comput) a suite of programsuna serie f de programas

suite

[ˈswiːt] n
[rooms] → suite f
(= furniture) a three-piece suite → un salon (canapé et deux fauteuils) bedroom suite, dining room suite
(MUSIC)suite f

suite

n (of retainers)Gefolge nt; (of furniture)Garnitur f; (= chairs and sofa)Sitzgarnitur f; (of rooms)Suite f, → Zimmerflucht f; (Mus) → Suite f; bedroom suiteSchlafzimmergarnitur or -einrichtung f; 3-piece suitedreiteilige Sitzgarnitur

suite

[swiːt] n (of rooms) → appartamento; (in hotel) → suite f inv (Mus) → suite f inv; (furniture) dining room suitearredo or mobilia per la sala da pranzo
a bathroom suite → i sanitari e gli arredi per il bagno
a bedroom suite → una camera da letto
a three-piece suite → un divano e due poltrone

suite

(swiːt) noun
a number of things forming a set. a suite of furniture; He has composed a suite of music for the film.

suite

جَنَاح apartmá suite Suite σουίτα suite sviitti suite apartman suite スイート 스위트 룸 suite suite komplet mebli suite, suíte комплект svit ห้องชุด suit dãy phòng 套房

suite

n sala; endoscopy — sala de endoscopia
References in classic literature ?
A suite of gorgeous furniture, whose pronounced and extravagant glories the young girls instinctively hid under home-made linen covers, had also been spoils from afar.
I was given the choicest suite of apartments in the castle, after the king's.
Nearly four hundred and fifty years ago, a Candian named Stammato, in the suite of a prince of the house of Este, was allowed to view the riches of St.
With this remarkable explanation, old Mazey led the way to the lower end of the Hall, opened more doors, and showed Magdalen through another suite of rooms, four in number, all of moderate size, and all furnished in much the same manner as the rooms in the northern wing.
Monseigneur was in his inner room, his sanctuary of sanctuaries, the Holiest of Holiests to the crowd of worshippers in the suite of rooms without.
They were a gloomy suite of rooms, in a lowering pile of building up a yard, where it had so little business to be, that one could scarcely help fancying it must have run there when it was a young house, playing at hide-and-seek with other houses, and forgotten the way out again.
He will invite the dullest of them to stay with him for quite prolonged visits, and without a murmur set apart a suite of chapters for their accommodation.
Which must be mutual, in proportion due Giv'n and receiv'd; but in disparitie The one intense, the other still remiss Cannot well suite with either, but soon prove Tedious alike: Of fellowship I speak Such as I seek, fit to participate All rational delight, wherein the brute Cannot be human consort; they rejoyce Each with thir kinde, Lion with Lioness; So fitly them in pairs thou hast combin'd; Much less can Bird with Beast, or Fish with Fowle So well converse, nor with the Ox the Ape; Wors then can Man with Beast, and least of all.
The Sultan's suite, who had encamped by the lake, were not a little astonished to see themselves in the middle of a large and beautiful town.
What was their surprise when the door was opened to see the King and his suite.
And now two persons of distinction, who were at once recognised by Don Quixote as his hosts the duke and duchess, ascended the stage attended by a numerous suite, and seated themselves on two gorgeous chairs close to the two kings, as they seemed to be.
The upper floor contained a complete apartment for a family household, and a suite of rooms where the venerable Abbe de Sponde had his abode.