Sinhala Dictionary definitions for sue

sue 🔊 /suˈ/

sue : නඩු කියනවා

sue definition

Transitive verb.

  1. To follow up; to chase; to seek after; to endeavor to win; to woo.
  2. To seek justice or right from, by legal process; to institute process in law against; to bring an action against; to prosecute judicially.
  3. To proceed with, as an action, and follow it up to its proper termination; to gain by legal process.
  4. To clean, as the beak; -- said of a hawk.
  5. To leave high and dry on shore; as, to sue a ship.

Intransitive verb.

  1. To seek by request; to make application; to petition; to entreat; to plead.
  2. To prosecute; to make legal claim; to seek (for something) in law; as, to sue for damages.
  3. To woo; to pay addresses as a lover.
  4. To be left high and dry on the shore, as a ship.