What does FIT mean?

Definitions for FITfɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word FIT.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fit, tantrum, scene, conniption(noun)

    a display of bad temper

    "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene"

  2. paroxysm, fit, convulsion(noun)

    a sudden uncontrollable attack

    "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter"

  3. fit(noun)

    the manner in which something fits

    "I admired the fit of her coat"

  4. burst, fit(adj)

    a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)

    "a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning"

  5. fit(adj)

    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"

  6. 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"

  7. fit(verb)

    physically and mentally sound or healthy

    "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise"

  8. suit, accommodate, fit(verb)

    be agreeable or acceptable to

    "This suits my needs"

  9. fit, go(verb)

    be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired

    "This piece won't fit into the puzzle"

  10. meet, fit, conform to(verb)

    satisfy a condition or restriction

    "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"

  11. fit(verb)

    make fit

    "fit a dress"; "He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out"

  12. fit(verb)

    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"

  13. 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"

  14. fit(verb)

    conform to some shape or size

    "How does this shirt fit?"

  15. 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"

  16. match, fit(verb)

    make correspond or harmonize

    "Match my sweater"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fit

    imp. & p. p. of Fight

  2. Fit(noun)

    in Old English, a song; a strain; a canto or portion of a ballad; a passus

  3. Fit

    adapted to an end, object, or design; suitable by nature or by art; suited by character, qualitties, circumstances, education, etc.; qualified; competent; worthy

  4. Fit

    prepared; ready

  5. Fit

    conformed to a standart of duty, properiety, or taste; convenient; meet; becoming; proper

  6. Fit(verb)

    to make fit or suitable; to adapt to the purpose intended; to qualify; to put into a condition of readiness or preparation

  7. Fit(verb)

    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

  8. Fit(verb)

    to supply with something that is suitable or fit, or that is shaped and adjusted to the use required

  9. Fit(verb)

    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

  10. Fit(verb)

    to be proper or becoming

  11. Fit(verb)

    to be adjusted to a particular shape or size; to suit; to be adapted; as, his coat fits very well

  12. Fit(noun)

    the quality of being fit; adjustment; adaptedness; as of dress to the person of the wearer

  13. Fit(noun)

    the coincidence of parts that come in contact

  14. Fit(noun)

    the part of an object upon which anything fits tightly

  15. Fit(noun)

    a stroke or blow

  16. Fit(noun)

    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

  17. Fit(noun)

    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

  18. Fit(noun)

    a passing humor; a caprice; a sudden and unusual effort, activity, or motion, followed by relaxation or insction; an impulse and irregular action

  19. Fit(noun)

    a darting point; a sudden emission

  20. Origin: [AS. fitt a song.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fit

    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.]

  2. Fit

    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.]

  3. Fit

    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

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FIT' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2526

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FIT' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1281

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FIT' in Nouns Frequency: #2912

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FIT' in Verbs Frequency: #240

  5. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FIT' in Adjectives Frequency: #413


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of FIT in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of FIT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. New York singer-songwriter Chloe Temtchine:

    I thought it fit.

  2. Andy Rachleff:

    It's all about product market fit.

  3. Bill Cassidy:

    It's the only time I could fit it in.

  4. Chuck Beames:

    You could fit a football field up here.

  5. Green Street Sullivan:

    The hotel REIT doesn't fit the narrative.

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Translations for FIT

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ناسبArabic
  • 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
  • infheidhmeIrish
  • freagairScottish Gaelic
  • cooieManx
  • התאים, התקףHebrew
  • मिर्गीHindi
  • 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
  • passeNorwegian
  • aanpassen, fit, passenDutch
  • passeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • deilig, passeNorwegian
  • iichʼąhNavajo, Navaho
  • ataque, caber, servir, combinar, crise, ajustar, apropriado, convulsão, em formaPortuguese
  • încăpeaRomanian
  • порыв, приступ, подходить, приспосабливать, быть впору, подгонять, подойти, припадок, прилаживать, поместитьсяRussian
  • utbrott, anfall, passande, snygg, passa, trim, prova ut, skräddarsy, skov, attack, form, läcker, passformSwedish
  • మూర్చTelugu
  • uydurmak, uymakTurkish
  • придатнийUkrainian
  • مرگیUrdu
  • פאסןYiddish
  • 適合Chinese

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