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Sue

sue vb

sued
su·ing
[Anglo-French suer suire , literally, to follow, pursue, from Old French sivre , ultimately from Latin sequi to follow]
vt
: to bring an action against
: seek justice from by legal process
vi
: to bring an action in court


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.