This suited state governments (especially conservative-led ones) just fine.
Winchell was an unapologetic propagandist for the Allied cause and collaborated with gangsters when it suited him.
Davis and intern Carolina Chatterton were at the D.C. restaurant Capital Grille when they met a group of suited men.
Send them just as they are this moment, well rested, suited up, psyched for brutal combat, send the entire NFL!
Sanford was not some suited lecher, seeking a cheap lay on the side.
Their force was suited rather for opposition than for action.
Young Ried did not answer promptly; he had no answer ready that suited him.
This suited President Jenings and the Council, for it left them in undisputed control of the government.
He suited the action to the word, and kissed her before she knew what was about to happen.
He would willingly have supported me up yonder till I died; but my wish to go to Genoa suited him exactly.
c.1300, "attendance at court, the company attending," also their livery or uniform, via Anglo-French siwte, from Old French suitte "attendance, act of following," from Gallo-Romance *sequita, fem. of *sequitus, from Latin secutus, past participle of sequi "to attend, follow" (see sequel).
Meaning "application to a court for justice, lawsuit" is first recorded early 15c. Meaning "set of clothes to be worn together" is attested from early 15c., from notion of the livery or uniform of court attendants. As a derisive term for "businessman," it dates from 1979. Meaning "set of playing cards bearing the same symbol" is first attested 1520s, also from the notion of livery. Hence, to follow suit (1670s), which is from card playing.
"be agreeable or convenient," 1570s, from suit (n.), probably from the notion of "provide with a set of new clothes."
Something that gives comfort and security; security blanket
[1892+; fr the use of a cloth soaked in sugar water to appease a suckling infant; sugar-teat is found by 1847]