Suite vs Snite - What's the difference?

suite | snite |

As nouns the difference between suite and snite

is that suite is (l) (group of connected rooms) while snite is (obsolete|or|scotland) a snipe.

As a verb snite is

(obsolete|or|scotland|transitive) to blow (one's nose).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • A retinue or company of attendants, as of a distinguished personage; as, the suite of an ambassador.
  • A connected series or succession of objects; a number of things used or classed together; a set; as, a suite of rooms; a suite of minerals.
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  • Secondly, I continue to base my concepts on intensive study of a limited suite of collections, rather than superficial study of every packet that comes to hand.
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  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=1 citation , passage=The huge square box, parquet-floored and high-ceilinged, had been arranged to display a suite of bedroom furniture designed and made in the halcyon days of the last quarter of the nineteenth century, […].}}
  • A group of connected rooms, usually separable from other rooms by means of access.
  • (music)  A musical form, popular before the time of the sonata, consisting of a string or series of pieces all in the same key, mostly in various dance rhythms, with sometimes an elaborate prelude.
  • (music)  An excerpt of instrumental music from a larger work that contains other elements besides the music; for example, the Nutcracker Suite'' is the music (but not the dancing) from the ballet ''The Nutcracker'', and the ''Carmen Suite'' is the instrumental music (but not the singing and dancing) from the opera ''Carmen .
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    (Webster 1913)

    Etymology 1


    (en noun)
  • (obsolete, or, Scotland) A snipe.
  • (Carew)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) snitan. Cognate with (etyl) . Related to snout and (snot).


  • (obsolete, or, Scotland, transitive) To blow (one's nose).
  • (obsolete, or, Scotland, transitive) To snuff (a candle).
  • References

    * Thomson, J. - Etymons of English words - pg. 199




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