Synonyms of sue in English:

sue


See definition of sue

verb

1‘he is likely to sue the contractor for negligence’

SYNONYMS
take legal action against, take to court, bring an action against, bring a suit against, proceed against
charge, prosecute, bring charges against, prefer charges against, bring to trial, summons, indict, arraign
North American impeach
informal have the law on, do

2‘Richard was in no mood to sue for peace’

SYNONYMS
appeal, petition, ask, beg, plead, entreat, implore, supplicate
solicit, request, seek
rare obtest, impetrate, obsecrate