Pronunciation: (swēt or, for 3 often, sOOt), [key]
1. a number of things forming a series or set.
2. a connected series of rooms to be used together: a hotel suite.
3. a set of furniture, esp. a set comprising the basic furniture necessary for one room: a bedroom suite.
4. a company of followers or attendants; a train or retinue.
5. Music.
a. an ordered series of instrumental dances, in the same or related keys, commonly preceded by a prelude.
b. an ordered series of instrumental movements of any character.
6. Computers.a group of software programs sold as a unit and usually designed to work together.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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