Crossword clues for sue
- Go after, in a way
- Go after legally
- Try to get money from, maybe
- Lyon of "Lolita," 1962
- Seek restitution, perhaps
- Overreact to an accident, maybe
- Press (for)
- Not just threaten
- Make a case against?
- Not settle, say
- Drag into court
- Seek redress from
- Do more than threaten, say
- Go a-courting
- Mystery novelist Grafton
- Name for the T. rex at Chicago's Field Museum
- Not just threaten, say
- "Alphabet series" author Grafton
- Not tolerate injustice, say
- One of the Ms. Pac-Man ghosts
- "So ___ me"
- Drag to court
- Boy of song who hated his name
- Try to have tried?
- Bring into court
- File a civil action against
- Haul into court
- Appeal formally
- File certain papers
- Girl's name that may precede Ann
- Not let bygones be bygones, say
- Good name for a plaintiff?
- "A Boy Named ___" (1969 song)
- Begin litigation
- Be litigious
- French writer whose novels described the sordid side of city life (1804-1857)
- Whodunit writer Grafton
- Not accept abuse?
- Cash's "A Boy Named _____"
- Not be a passive victim
- Take to court
- Word of lawyerly advice
- Appeal (for)
- Good name for a lawyer?
- Go a-courting?
- Look for damages
- Ask (for)
- Buddy Holly's "Peggy ___"
- Proceed against
- "So ___ me!"
- Try to win damages
- Seek damages, say
- Let a judge hear the case
- Sic a lawyer on
- Instigate litigation
- Common girl's middle name
- Actress Lyon, who played Lolita, 1962
- Ambulance chaser's advice
- Seek damages from
- Take action against
- Good name for a trial lawyer?
- Attorney's advice
- Lyon who played Lolita
- Trial lawyer's advice
- Seek damages
- Bring action against
- ___ for peace
- Challenge, legally
- Go after
- ___ the pants off
- Boy in a Johnny Cash song
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Sue \Sue\, v. i.
To seek by request; to make application; to petition; to entreat; to plead.
By adverse destiny constrained to sue For counsel and redress, he sues to you.
C[ae]sar came to Rome to sue for the double honor of a triumph and the consulship.
The Indians were defeated and sued for peace.
(Law) To prosecute; to make legal claim; to seek (for something) in law; as, to sue for damages.
To woo; to pay addresses as a lover.
(Naut.) To be left high and dry on the shore, as a ship.
--R. H. Dana, Jr.
Sue \Sue\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sued; p. pr. & vb. n. Suing.] [OE. suen, sewen, siwen, OF. sivre (pres.ind. 3d sing. il siut, suit, he follows, nous sevons we follow), LL. sequere, for L. sequi, secutus; akin to Gr. ?, Skr. sac to accompany, and probably to E. see, v.t. See See, v. t., and cf. Consequence, Ensue, Execute, Obsequious, Pursue, Second, Sect in religion, Sequence, Suit.]
To follow up; to chase; to seek after; to endeavor to win; to woo.
For yet there was no man that haddle him sued.
I was beloved of many a gentle knight, And sued and sought with all the service due.
Sue me, and woo me, and flatter me.
To seek justice or right from, by legal process; to institute process in law against; to bring an action against; to prosecute judicially.
To proceed with, as an action, and follow it up to its proper termination; to gain by legal process.
(Falconry) To clean, as the beak; -- said of a hawk.
(Naut.) To leave high and dry on shore; as, to sue a ship.
--R. H. Dana, Jr.
To sue out (Law), to petition for and take out, or to apply for and obtain; as, to sue out a writ in chancery; to sue out a pardon for a criminal.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
fem. proper name, a shortened or familiar form of Susan.
c.1200, "continue, persevere," from Anglo-French suer "follow after, continue," Old French suir, sivre "pursue, follow after, sue in court" (Modern French suivre), from Vulgar Latin *sequere "follow," from Latin sequi "follow" (see sequel). Sense of "start a lawsuit against" first recorded c.1300, on notion of "following up" a matter in court. Sometimes short for ensue or pursue. Meaning "make entreaty, petition, plead" (usually with for) is from late 14c. Related: Sued; suing.
vb. 1 (label en obsolete transitive) To follow. 2 (label en transitive) To file a legal action against someone, generally a non-criminal action. 3 (label en transitive) To seek by request; to make application; to petition; to entreat; to plead. 4 (label en falconry of a hawk) To clean (the beak, etc.). 5 (label en nautical) To leave high and dry on shore. 6 (label en obsolete transitive) To court.
Sué, Xué, Sua, Zuhe or Suhé was the god of the Sun in the religion of the Muisca. He was married to Moon goddess Chía. The Muisca and their confederation were one of the four advanced civilizations of the Americas and developed their own religion on the Altiplano Cundiboyacense in the Andes. Both the Sun and rain, impersonated by Chibchacum, were very important for their agriculture. __NOTOC__
"Sue" is the nickname given to FMNH PR 2081, which is the largest, most extensive and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex specimen ever found at over 90% recovered by bulk. It has a length of , stands tall at the hips, and was estimated to have weighed around 6.4 to 10.2 metric tons when alive. It was discovered in the summer of 1990, by Sue Hendrickson, a paleontologist, and was named after her. After ownership disputes were settled, the fossil was auctioned in October 1997, for US $7.6 million, the highest amount ever paid for a dinosaur fossil, and is now a permanent feature at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois.
Sue is a common short form of the following female given names:
- Susanna / Susannah / Suzanna
It is rarely used as a man's name, a notable example being Sue K. Hicks (1895-1980), American jurist, who may have inspired the song A Boy Named Sue.
Sue is the debut album by Frazier Chorus and was released in 1989.
The CD version of the album included an extra track "Little Chef". The album was reissued in 2008 on the Cherry Red Records label.
"Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)" is a song by English rock musician David Bowie. It was released as the lead single from his compilation album Nothing Has Changed (2014). The track was premiered on 12 October 2014, by BBC Radio 6 Music presenter Guy Garvey and features the Maria Schneider Orchestra. Re-recorded versions of both the song and its B-side, " 'Tis a Pity She Was a Whore", appear on Bowie's twenty-fifth studio album, Blackstar.
At the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, "Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)" won the Grammy Award for Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocals for bandleader Maria Schneider.
Usage examples of "sue".
Here, Georgia sued certain asphalt companies for treble damages under the Sherman Act arising allegedly out of a conspiracy to control the prices of asphalt of which Georgia was a large purchaser.
Should Italy feel unable to endure the continued attacks which will be made upon her from the air, and presently, I trust, by amphibious operations, the Italian people will have to choose between, on the one hand, setting up a Government under someone like Grandi to sue for a separate peace, or, on the other, submitting to a German occupation, which would merely aggravate the severity of the war.
Mr Arbutus to answer in kind and reversing the natural order of things to tell Mr Gibling and Mr Gibling to sue and be damned.
As early as 1818 the Supreme Court ruled that the United States could sue in its own name in all cases of contract without Congressional authorization of such suits.
He was 28 years old, left-handed, bilingual, Catholic, twice married but never in the Church, and was currently being sued for bigamy by one Juanita Torres Fuentes in San Diego.
Sue was wearing an off-the-bosom chlamys with what seemed to be nothing more than a spray-on on the revealed side.
As I saw him, I thought I had found the ideal majesty which I had been so surprised not to find in the king of Sardinia, and I could not entertain a doubt of Madame de Pompadour having been in love with the king when she sued for his royal attention.
Quirinale e delle sue prigioni e direttori, custodi, ufficiali di guardia, dragoni, birri, tutto quanto si trovava nel palazzo era posto in arresto per ordine perentorio dello sdegnato ministro.
It was either send him to Jackson, or have Gillespie sue us, because he knowed some way that Darl set fire to it.
I wonder if we could sue him for defamation, just for mentioning our name.
Before his departure for Lombardy, Chaucer -- still holding his post in the Customs -- selected two representatives or trustees, to protect his estate against legal proceedings in his absence, or to sue in his name defaulters and offenders against the imposts which he was charged to enforce.
The holding does not necessarily disturb one made thirty years earlier in which the Court ruled that a statute which closed the courts of the enacting State to any action on any contract in the State by a foreign corporation unless it had previously appointed a resident agent to accept process, could not be constitutionally applied to the right of a foreign corporation to sue on an interstate transaction.
I need names -- all those who defaulted on loans from Mistress Fitt and were about to be sued, and all those from whom she cozened larger penalties than she ought to have been due.
If Mistress Fitt had sued, Master Gamage would have learned what his wife had been up to.
I twirled Toni and I sucked Sue and the visions of the gray gomere twats and the diseased white and black and native American and under- and overprivileged twats were replaced by fuzzy blond Danish twats and a neat little clit writhing in those spangled gluteal folds.