Definition for SUE

SUE, v.i.

  1. To prosecute; to make legal claim; to seek for in law; as, to sue for damages.
  2. To seek by request; to apply for; to petition; to entreat. By adverse destiny constrain'd to sue / For counsel and redress, he sues to you. – Pope.
  3. To make interest for; to demand. Cesar came to Rome to sue for the double honor of a triumph and the consulship. – Middleton.

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