Fit definitions

fĭt
Suited, adapted, or acceptable for a given circumstance or purpose.

Not a fit time for flippancy.

adjective
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Appropriate; proper.

Do as you see fit.

adjective
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Physically sound; healthy.

Keeps fit with diet and exercise.

adjective
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Able to survive and produce viable offspring in a particular environment.
adjective
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The state, quality, or way of being fitted.

The proper fit of means to ends.

noun
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The manner in which clothing fits.

A jacket with a tight fit.

noun
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2
The degree of precision with which surfaces are adjusted or adapted to each other in a machine or collection of parts.
noun
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3
A sudden outburst of emotion.

A fit of jealousy.

noun
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5
A sudden period of vigorous activity.
noun
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3
A section of a poem or ballad.
noun
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1
To be appropriate to; suit.

Music that fits your mood.

verb
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To be in harmony; agree.

His good mood fit in with the joyful occasion.

verb
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3
To be in conformity or agreement with.

Observations that fit the theory nicely.

verb
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To make suitable; adapt.

Fitted the shelves for large books.

verb
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Adapted, adjusted, qualified, or suited to some purpose, function, situation, etc.

Food fit to eat.

adjective
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3
To make ready; prepare.

Specialized training fitted her for the job.

verb
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2
Proper; right; appropriate.
adjective
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2
To equip; outfit.

Fit out a ship.

verb
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1
In good physical condition; healthy.
adjective
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5
To provide a place or time for.

You can't fit any more toys in the box. The doctor can fit you in today.

verb
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5
Disturbed enough; inclined.

She was fit to scream.

adjective
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4
To insert or adjust so as to be properly in place.

Fit a handle on a door.

verb
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2
The condition of fitting or being fitted.
noun
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3
To be the proper size and shape.
verb
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3
The manner or degree of fitting or of fitting together.

A good fit, a tight fit.

noun
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To be suited; belong.

Doesn't fit in with these people.

verb
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4
Anything that fits.
noun
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5
Any sudden, uncontrollable attack; paroxysm.

A fit of coughing.

noun
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4
A temporary burst of activity.
noun
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1
A seizure in which the victim loses consciousness, has convulsions, etc.
noun
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4
A section of a poem, ballad, or song.
noun
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1
To be suitable or proper.
verb
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4
To be suitably adapted; be in accord or harmony.
verb
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1
To have the proper size or shape for a particular figure, space, etc.

His coat fits well; this won't fit into the box.

verb
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3
To be suitable or adapted to; be in accord with.

Let the punishment fit the crime.

verb
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2
To be the proper size, shape, etc. for.
verb
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To make suitable or qualified.

His training fits him for the job.

verb
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4
To equip; outfit.
verb
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A seizure or convulsion, especially one caused by epilepsy.
noun
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1
A sudden physical outburst.

A fit of coughing; a fit of laughter.

noun
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The definition of fit is proper, appropriate or in good physical condition.

An example of fit is being correctly dressed for a formal dance.

An example of fit is having good physical conditioning.

adjective
24
1
A sudden, involuntary physical reaction.

A fit of shivering; a fit of cramps.

noun
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Fit is defined as the way that something sits on a person or thing.

An example of fit is whether or not a pair of jeans are the correct size.

noun
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A sudden, involuntary mental experience.

A fit of amnesia; a fit of déjà vu.

noun
20
1
Fit means to adjust or make appropriate.

An example of fit is to alter a wedding gown down to the correct size.

verb
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(travel industry, aviation) Fully inclusive tour.
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(travel industry, aviation) Fully independent travel.
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Origin of fit

Middle English hardship probably from Old English fitt struggle