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"
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
Origin: [AS. fitt a song.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fit, adj. adapted to any particular end or standard, prepared for: qualified: convenient: proper: properly trained and ready, as for a race.—v.t. to make fit or suitable: to suit one thing to another: to be adapted to: to qualify.—v.i. to be suitable or becoming:—pr.p. fit′ting; pa.p. fit′ted.—advs. Fit′liest (Milt.), most fitly; Fit′ly.—ns. Fit′ment (Shak.), something fitted to an end; Fit′ness; Fit′ter, he who, or that which, makes fit.—adj. Fit′ting, fit: appropriate.—n. anything used in fitting up, esp. in pl.—adv. Fit′tingly.—ns. Fit′ting-out, a supply of things, fit and necessary; Fit′ting-shop, a shop in which pieces of machinery are fitted together.—Fit out, to furnish, supply with stores, as a ship; Fit up, to provide with things suitable.—Not fit to hold a candle to (see Candle). [First recorded about 1440; app. cog. with Fit, n.]
fit, n. a sudden attack by convulsions, as apoplexy, epilepsy, &c.: convulsion or paroxysm: a temporary attack of anything, as laughter, &c.: a sudden effort or motion: a passing humour.—v.t. (Shak.) to wrench, as by a fit.—adj. Fit′ful, marked by sudden impulses: spasmodic.—adv. Fit′fully.—n. Fit′fulness.—Fit of the face, a grimace; Fits and starts, spasmodic and irregular bursts of activity; By fits, irregularly. [A.S. fitt, a struggle—prob. orig. 'juncture,' 'meeting;' cf. Ice. fitja, to knit, Dut. vitten, to accommodate.]
fit, n. a song, or part of a song or ballad.—Also Fitt, Fitte, Fytte. [A.S. fitt, a song.]
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British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'FIT' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2526
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'FIT' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1281
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
The numerical value of FIT in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of FIT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The colder air means we can fit more in the container, when it's warmer, we can't fit quite as much in.
I was talking about surveillance generally, but people are going to fit that the way they want to fit it.
For employees to perform at their best they need to be fit, yet workplaces have become anti-fit and increasingly sedentary.
Good harness fit is important for crash protection so we wanted to confirm that these new restraints would actually provide better harness fit.
The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn't require any.
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Translations for FIT
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- ставам, съгласувам се, в добра форма, нагаждам, подходящ, припадък, порив, екипирам, пристъп, монтирам, съответствам, слагам, подхождамBulgarian
- adequat, apteCatalan, Valencian
- sedět, vhodný, padnoutCzech
- passe til, tilpasse, i form, slagtilfælde, passe sammen, passende, pasvormDanish
- scharf, Anfall, passen, sexy, heiß, PaßformGerman
- σπασμός, ταιριάζω, κατάλληλος, υγιής, προσαρμόζω, ικανός, κρίση, κάνω, ξέσπασμα, παροξυσμός, προμηθεύωGreek
- quedar, apropiado, caber, hacer juego, convulción, crisisSpanish
- kohtaus, sovelias, sopia, puuska, korrekti, sairaskohtaus, sopivaFinnish
- crise, convenir, adapter, ajuster, allerFrench
- freagairScottish Gaelic
- התאים, התקףHebrew
- roham, kitörés, epizódHungarian
- սազեցնել, պիտանի, համապատասխանել, պատշաճ, բռնել, սազելArmenian
- in formaInterlingua
- tepat, segar bugar, pas, sehat, adjustar, sesuai, serasi, cocokIndonesian
- adatto, confacente, rispondente, indicato, in forma, idoneo, appropriatoItalian
- 美人, 適する, 健康, 合う, 適切, 元気, 合わせる, 似合う, 適合Japanese
- derēt, vingrs, lēkme, atbilstošs, sakrist, piemērots, atbilstīgsLatvian
- aanpassen, fit, passenDutch
- passeNorwegian Nynorsk
- iichʼąhNavajo, Navaho
- ataque, caber, servir, combinar, crise, ajustar, apropriado, convulsão, em formaPortuguese
- порыв, приступ, подходить, приспосабливать, быть впору, подгонять, подойти, припадок, прилаживатьRussian
- utbrott, anfall, passande, snygg, passa, trim, prova ut, skräddarsy, skov, attack, form, läcker, passformSwedish
- uydurmak, uymakTurkish
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