Synonyms of sue in English:


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

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’

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