[sweet or for 3 often , soot]
a number of things forming a series or set.
a connected series of rooms to be used together: a hotel suite.
a set of furniture, especially a set comprising the basic furniture necessary for one room: a bedroom suite.
a company of followers or attendants; a train or retinue.
an ordered series of instrumental dances, in the same or related keys, commonly preceded by a prelude.
an ordered series of instrumental movements of any character.
Computers. a group of software programs sold as a unit and usually designed to work together.

1665–75; < French, apparently metathetic variant of Old French siute (see suit); akin to sue, suitor

1. suit, suite ; 2. suite, sweet. Unabridged
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suite (swiːt)
1.  a series of items intended to be used together; set
2.  a number of connected rooms in a hotel forming one living unit: the presidential suite
3.  a matching set of furniture, esp of two armchairs and a settee
4.  a number of attendants or followers
5.  music
 a.  an instrumental composition consisting of several movements in the same key based on or derived from dance rhythms, esp in the baroque period
 b.  an instrumental composition in several movements less closely connected than a sonata
 c.  a piece of music containing movements based on or extracted from music already used in an opera, ballet, play, etc
[C17: from French, from Old French sieute; see suit]

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Word Origin & History

1673, "train of followers or attendants," from Fr. suite, from O.Fr. suite "act of following, attendance" (see suit). The meanings "set of instrumental compositions" (1682), "connected set of rooms" (1716), and "set of furniture" (1805) were borrowed from Fr. or re-spelled
from suit on the Fr. model.
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Cultural Dictionary
suite [(sweet)]

A group of related pieces of music or movements played in sequence. In the baroque era, a suite was a succession of different kinds of dances. In more recent times, suites have contained excerpts from longer works, such as ballets, or have simply portrayed a scene, as in Ferde Grofé's Grand Canyon Suite.

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Example sentences
If they wish, they can rent a suite of rooms, including one for a live-in
The argument got so loud and heated in their suite that aides in adjoining
  rooms couldn't sleep.
Each suite has a deck and views to inspire castaway fantasies.
And keep in mind that anyone who interviews in a suite does not have to
  register as a job applicant.
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