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suite

matched furniture: a bedroom suite; connected rooms: The suite contains a sitting room, two bedrooms, and two baths.
Not to be confused with:
sweet – the taste experience of sugar; a food rich in sugar; pleasing to the mind or feelings: a sweet deal; in an affectionate manner: You are very sweet to me.
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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, as in a hotel or office building, used as a single 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.]
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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]
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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]
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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.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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suite

A group of dances, or a set of instrumental pieces drawn from a longer opera, ballet, or similar work.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

suite

noun
1. A group of attendants or followers:
2. A number of things placed or occurring one after the other:
Informal: streak.
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

suite

(swiːt) noun
a number of things forming a set. a suite of furniture; He has composed a suite of music for the film.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

suite

n sala; endoscopy — sala de endoscopia
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
These were seven--an imperial suite. In many palaces, however, such suites form a long and straight vista, while the folding doors slide back nearly to the walls on either hand, so that the view of the whole extent is scarcely impeded.
Behind the caleche galloped the suite and a convoy of Croats.
At first Kutuzov stood still while the regiment moved; then he and the general in white, accompanied by the suite, walked between the ranks.
Behind Kutuzov, at a distance that allowed every softly spoken word to be heard, followed some twenty men of his suite. These gentlemen talked among themselves and sometimes laughed.
His suite, not having expected this, involuntarily came closer to him.
Prince Andrew stepped forward from among the suite and said in French:
Napoleon was struck; he thought a minute and then said to his suite: 'I like that boy's pride; if all Russians think like this child', then he didn't finish, hut went on and entered the palace.
It was a dark green dress coat with gold buttons--red facings, white trousers, and a white silk waistcoat--silk stockings, shoes with buckles, and top-boots if I were riding out with his majesty or with the suite.
He used to have a ride before dinner, and his suite on those occasions were generally Davoust, myself, and Roustan."
To the Grandmother, however, our landlord, for some reason or another, allotted such a sumptuous suite that he fairly overreached himself; for he assigned her a suite consisting of four magnificently appointed rooms, with bathroom, servants' quarters, a separate room for her maid, and so on.
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.
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