Definitions for FITfɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(adj.)adapted or suited; appropriate:
This water isn't fit for drinking.
proper or becoming:
prepared or ready.
in good physical condition; in good health.
Biol. being adapted to the prevailing conditions and producing offspring that survive to reproductive age.
(v.t.)to be adapted to or suitable for (a purpose, object, occasion, etc.).
to be proper or becoming for.
to be of the right size or shape for.
to make conform; adjust.
to make qualified or competent.
to prepare; make ready.
to put with precise placement or adjustment.
to provide; furnish; equip:
The car is fitted with radial tires.
(v.i.)to be suitable or proper.
to be of the right size or shape, as a garment for the wearer.
fit out or up, to furnish with requisite supplies; equip.
Category: Verb Phrase
(n.)the manner in which a thing fits:
The fit was perfect.
something that fits:
The coat is a poor fit.
the process of fitting.
Idioms for fit:
fit to be tied,extremely annoyed or angry.
Category: Idiom, Informal
* Usage: Both fit and fitted are standard as past tense and past participle of fit : The new door fit (or fitted) the old frame perfectly. The suit had fitted (or fit) well last year.fitted is somewhat more common than fit in the sense “to adjust, make conform”: The tailor fitted the suit with a minimum of fuss. In the passive voice, fitted is the more common past participle: The door was fitted with a new handle.
Origin of fit:
1325–75; ME; akin to MD vitten to befit
a sudden acute attack or manifestation of a disease, esp. one marked by convulsions or unconsciousness:
a fit of epilepsy.
an onset or period of emotion, inclination, activity, etc.:
a fit of weeping.
Idioms for fit:
by or in fits and starts,at irregular intervals; intermittently.
throw a fit,to become extremely excited or angry.
Origin of fit:
bef. 1000; ME; OE fitt round of fighting. See fit3
a division of a song, ballad, or story.
Category: Literature, Music and Dance
Origin of fit:
bef. 900; ME; OE fitt round of singing, canto
fit, tantrum, scene, conniption(noun)
a display of bad temper
"he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene"
paroxysm, fit, convulsion(noun)
a sudden uncontrollable attack
"a paroxysm of giggling"; "a fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter"
the manner in which something fits
"I admired the fit of her coat"
a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)
"a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning"
meeting adequate standards for a purpose
"a fit subject for discussion"; "it is fit and proper that you be there"; "water fit to drink"; "fit for duty"; "do as you see fit to"
fit(p), primed(p), set(p)(adj)
(usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed
"in no fit state to continue"; "fit to drop"; "laughing fit to burst"; "she was fit to scream"; "primed for a fight"; "we are set to go at any time"
physically and mentally sound or healthy
"felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise"
suit, accommodate, fit(verb)
be agreeable or acceptable to
"This suits my needs"
be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
"This piece won't fit into the puzzle"
meet, fit, conform to(verb)
satisfy a condition or restriction
"Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
"fit a dress"; "He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out"
insert or adjust several objects or people
"Can you fit the toy into the box?"; "This man can't fit himself into our work environment"
match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree(verb)
be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
"The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
conform to some shape or size
"How does this shirt fit?"
equip, fit, fit out, outfit(verb)
provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
"The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"
make correspond or harmonize
"Match my sweater"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to be the right size
I love this dress but it doesn't fit me.; The shoes didn't fit.
to be the right size, number, shape, etc. to go into a space, or to be able to put sth into a space
Do you think the sofa will fit there?; We can fit two more people in our car.
to join to sth else
The lid fits on top like this.; He fit the pieces together.
to match or be suitable
Her voice didn't fit with her appearance.; a dress to fit the occasion
to install a device
The house had been fitted with an alarm.
healthy and well; = in shape
It's important to keep fit.
to do exercise to become fit
I want to get fit, so I've started jogging.
suitable or good enough
food that is not fit to eat
a sudden strong emotional or physical reaction
a fit of rage/jealousy/panic; a coughing fit
to become extremely angry
My Mom'll have a fit when she finds out.
a seizure or convulsion
to have a fit
imp. & p. p. of Fight
in Old English, a song; a strain; a canto or portion of a ballad; a passus
adapted to an end, object, or design; suitable by nature or by art; suited by character, qualitties, circumstances, education, etc.; qualified; competent; worthy
conformed to a standart of duty, properiety, or taste; convenient; meet; becoming; proper
to make fit or suitable; to adapt to the purpose intended; to qualify; to put into a condition of readiness or preparation
to bring to a required form and size; to shape aright; to adapt to a model; to adjust; -- said especially of the work of a carpenter, machinist, tailor, etc
to supply with something that is suitable or fit, or that is shaped and adjusted to the use required
to be suitable to; to answer the requirements of; to be correctly shaped and adjusted to; as, if the coat fits you, put it on
to be proper or becoming
to be adjusted to a particular shape or size; to suit; to be adapted; as, his coat fits very well
the quality of being fit; adjustment; adaptedness; as of dress to the person of the wearer
the coincidence of parts that come in contact
the part of an object upon which anything fits tightly
a stroke or blow
a sudden and violent attack of a disorder; a stroke of disease, as of epilepsy or apoplexy, which produces convulsions or unconsciousness; a convulsion; a paroxysm; hence, a period of exacerbation of a disease; in general, an attack of disease; as, a fit of sickness
a mood of any kind which masters or possesses one for a time; a temporary, absorbing affection; a paroxysm; as, a fit melancholy, of passion, or of laughter
a passing humor; a caprice; a sudden and unusual effort, activity, or motion, followed by relaxation or insction; an impulse and irregular action
a darting point; a sudden emission
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Rank popularity for the word 'FIT' in Nouns Frequency: #2912
Rank popularity for the word 'FIT' in Verbs Frequency: #240
Rank popularity for the word 'FIT' in Adjectives Frequency: #413
Translations for FIT
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
in good health
I am feeling very fit.
- جَيِّد الصِّحَّه، لائِق صِحِّيّاArabic
- във формаBulgarian
- saudávelPortuguese (BR)
- fit, ve froměCzech
- in FormGerman
- i form; sund og rask; i kondiDanish
- σε καλή σωματική κατάσταση, σε φόρμαGreek
- sano, en formaSpanish
- heas vormisEstonian
- en formeFrench
- heill heilsu, frískurIcelandic
- in forma*Italian
- vesels; mundrsLatvian
- i fin form, sprek, sunn og friskNorwegian
- în formăRomanian
- vo forme, fitSlovak
- i bra form, spänstig, friskSwedish
- sağlıklı, zindeTurkish
- 健康的Chinese (Trad.)
- здоровий, у хорошій форміUkrainian
- صحت مندUrdu
- mạnh khoẻ; sung sứcVietnamese
- 健康的Chinese (Simp.)
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