What does Suite mean?

Definitions for Suite
swit; for 3 often sutSuit·e

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suitenoun

    a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected

  2. suite, roomsnoun

    apartment consisting of a series of connected rooms used as a living unit (as in a hotel)

  3. cortege, retinue, suite, entouragenoun

    the group following and attending to some important person

  4. suitenoun

    a matching set of furniture

Wiktionary

  1. suitenoun

    A retinue or company of attendants, as of a distinguished personage; as, the suite of an ambassador.

    Etymology: From suite.

  2. suitenoun

    A connected series or succession of objects; a number of things used or classed together; a set; as, a suite of rooms; a suite of minerals.

    Etymology: From suite.

  3. suitenoun

    A group of connected rooms, usually separable from other rooms by means of access.

    The Presidential suite is well appointed and allows for good security.

    Etymology: From suite.

  4. suitenoun

    a musical form, popular before the time of the sonata, consisting of a string or series of pieces all in the same key, mostly in various dance rhythms, with sometimes an elaborate prelude.

    Etymology: From suite.

  5. suitenoun

    an excerpt of instrumental music from a larger work that contains other elements besides the music; for example, the Nutcracker Suite is the music (but not the dancing) from the ballet The Nutcracker, and the Carmen Suite is the instrumental music (but not the singing and dancing) from the opera Carmen.

    Etymology: From suite.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suitenoun

    a retinue or company of attendants, as of a distinguished personage; as, the suite of an ambassador. See Suit, n., 5

    Etymology: [F. See Suit, n.]

  2. Suitenoun

    a connected series or succession of objects; a number of things used or clessed together; a set; as, a suite of rooms; a suite of minerals. See Suit, n., 6

    Etymology: [F. See Suit, n.]

  3. Suitenoun

    one of the old musical forms, before the time of the more compact sonata, consisting of a string or series of pieces all in the same key, mostly in various dance rhythms, with sometimes an elaborate prelude. Some composers of the present day affect the suite form

    Etymology: [F. See Suit, n.]

Freebase

  1. Suite

    In music, a suite is an ordered set of instrumental or orchestral pieces normally performed in a concert setting rather than as accompaniment; they may be extracts from a ballet, incidental music to a play, opera, film or video game, or they may be entirely original movements. In the Baroque era the suite was more precisely defined, with the pieces unified by key, and consisting of dances usually preceded by a prelude or overture. The suite was also known as Suite de danses, Ordre or Partita. In the eighteenth century, the term ouverture or overture may refer to the entire suite, as it does with the orchestral suites of J.S. Bach.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Suite

    swēt, n. a train of followers or attendants: a regular set, particularly of rooms: a series of dances arranged for instruments in the same or relative keys, and usually preceded by a prelude: a sequel. [Fr. Cf. Suit.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Suite' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3912

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Suite' in Nouns Frequency: #2261

Anagrams for Suite »

  1. etuis, étuis

  2. Etuis

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Suite in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Suite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Suite in a Sentence

  1. Deanna Maher:

    I didn’t have a room and he had me put in his hotel suite.

  2. Dieter Waizenegger:

    Having a better sense of how expensive the C-suite is for the company is a very relevant number, if they aren't disclosed, investors won't know about these lost deductions.

  3. Gregory Bernstein:

    She's in a private VIP suite. Why not let her recover there and make sure everything is all right ? because it would be a lot worse if they let her out right away and she had to go back because of a complication.

  4. Grabyo Chief Executive Gareth Capon:

    The speed is important, how fast it is. How simple and easy it is to use - it's all cloud-based so you can access it through a laptop and wifi, rather than being in some big edit suite.

  5. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    To eliminate the parent tumor in Iraq and Syria, we are enabling local, motivated forces with critical support from a global coalition wielding a suite of capabilities — ranging from airstrikes, special forces, cyber tools, intelligence, equipment, mobility and logistics, training, advice and assistance, it must be local forces who deliver( ISIS) a lasting defeat, because only they can secure and govern the territory by building long-term trust within the populations they liberate.

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