To sue is defined as to bring a legal action against a person or an organization.(verb)
An example of sue is filing a claim against a cafe for putting scalding coffee on the table to drink.
See sue in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME suen < OFr sivre, suir < VL *sequere, for L sequi, to follow: see sequent
See sue in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb sued sued, su·ing, sues verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English sewen
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman suer
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *sequere, to follow
Origin: , from Latin sequī; see sekw-1 in Indo-European roots.
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