Suitor definitions

so͝o'tər
A man who is courting a woman.
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A person who makes a petition or request.
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A person who requests, petitions, or entreats.
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A person who sues in court; a plaintiff; a petitioner.
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A person who sues at law.
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A person or entity trying to acquire a controlling interest in a company, as by purchasing sufficient shares of its stock.
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A man courting or wooing a woman.
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A corporation, investor group, etc. seeking to acquire a company, as by a takeover.
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The definition of a suitor is someone who is pursuing a romantic relationship with another.

A man who is trying to get a woman to date him is an example of a suitor.

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A plaintiff or petitioner in a lawsuit; the party that brings the suit; a person or a corporation seeking to take over another company.
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(law) A party to a suit or litigation.
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One who sues for the hand of a woman in marriage; a wooer; one who courts a mistress.
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To play the suitor; to woo; to make love.
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Origin of suitor

Middle English plaintiff from Anglo-Norman from Latin secūtor follower from secūtus past participle of sequī to follow sekw-1 in Indo-European roots