|n.||1.||A retinue or company of attendants, as of a distinguished personage; |
|2.||A connected series or succession of objects; a number of things used or clessed together; a set; |
|3.||(Mus.) 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.|
|Noun||1.||suite - a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected|
|2.||suite - apartment consisting of a series of connected rooms used as a living unit (as in a hotel)|
|3.||suite - the group following and attending to some important person|
|4.||suite - a matching set of furniture|
SUITE. Those persons, who by his authority, follow or attend an ambassador
or other public minister.
2. In general the suite of a minister are protected from arrest, and the inviolability of his person is communicated to those who form his suite. Vattel, lib. 4, c. 9, Sec. 120. See 1 Dall. 177; Baldw. 240; and Ambassador.