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Synonyms for sue

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sue, Eugene Sueverb

    French writer whose novels described the sordid side of city life (1804-1857)

  2. action, sue, litigate, processverb

    institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against

    "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She actioned the company for discrimination"

    process, action, accomplish, execute, work, serve, carry through, swear out, fulfil, work on, carry out, treat, march, fulfill, litigate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sueverb

    prosecute, bring an action against, commence a suit against

  2. sueverb

    beg, petition, entreat, plead, supplicate, implore, pray

  3. sueverb

    bring an action, make legal claim

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sueverb


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sue":

    sues, mvm, sué, suing, prosecute, swe, stéphanie, susan, sued, continue, -sue

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How to use sue in a sentence?

  1. Leon Fresco:

    Once you recognize that people who have not had any ties or interest in the U.S. can come in and sue, you will have an unadminsterable immigration system.

  2. Uganda Police Force:

    Police its sister security agencies have today rescued Ms.Kimberley Sue, an American tourist together with her guide who were kidnapped while on an evening game drive at Queen Elizabeth National park.The duo are in good health in the safe hands of the joint security team.

  3. Corey Lewandowski:

    Corey Lewandowski know in New Hampshire, Corey Lewandowski need two-party consent to record a phone conversation. Corey Lewandowski record my phone conversation, I'm going to sue Corey Lewandowski f --- ing a -- to next year, Corey Lewandowski know that, right ?

  4. Shira Goodman:

    Say the city of Philadelphia passes a soda tax, if I don't drink soda, I don't get to sue because I didn't pay the tax.

  5. Donald Trump:

    If he gets the nomination, they're going to sue his ass up.

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