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Definitions for fitness
ˈfɪt nɪsfit·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fitness, fittingnessnoun

    the quality of being suitable

    "they had to prove their fitness for the position"

  2. fitness, physical fitnessnoun

    good physical condition; being in shape or in condition

  3. seaworthiness, fitnessnoun

    fitness to traverse the seas

  4. fitnessnoun

    the quality of being qualified

Wiktionary

  1. fitnessnoun

    The condition of being fit, suitable or appropriate.

  2. fitnessnoun

    The cultivation of an attractive and/or healthy physique.

  3. fitnessnoun

    The condition of being attractive, fanciable or beautiful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fitnessnoun

    the state or quality of being fit; as, the fitness of measures or laws; a person's fitness for office

Freebase

  1. Fitness

    Fitness is a central idea in evolutionary theory. It can be defined either with respect to a genotype or to a phenotype in a given environment. In either case, it describes the ability to both survive and reproduce, and is equal to the average contribution to the gene pool of the next generation that is made by an average individual of the specified genotype or phenotype. If differences between alleles of a given gene affect fitness, then the frequencies of the alleles will change over generations; the alleles with higher fitness become more common. This process is called natural selection. An individual's fitness is manifested through its phenotype. The phenotype is affected by the developmental environment as well as by genes, and the fitness of a given phenotype can be different in different environments. The fitnesses of different individuals with the same genotype are therefore not necessarily equal. However, since the fitness of the genotype is an averaged quantity, it will reflect the reproductive outcomes of all individuals with that genotype in a given environment or set of environments. Inclusive fitness differs from individual fitness by including the ability of an allele in one individual to promote the survival and/or reproduction of other individuals that share that allele, in preference to individuals with a different allele. One mechanism of inclusive fitness is kin selection.

Editors Contribution

  1. fitness

    Being in optimum health.

    Her fitness levels were amazing, she ran 5km every day.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 24, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fitness' in Nouns Frequency: #2230

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fitness in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fitness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of fitness in a Sentence

  1. The IIHS:

    More people may be walking because of the education efforts in recent years surrounding health and fitness. We can only speculate on this question. understanding where, when, and how these additional pedestrian crashes are happening can point the way to solutions.

  2. Bill Barr:

    Officials who are elected and answer press questions while they're in office, even if those questions relate to their personal activity, and could bear upon their personal fitness, is in fact in the course of federal employment, and can be therefore certified under the Westfall Act, president Trump knows that I told the truth when I said that President Trump had sexually assaulted me in a dressing room at Bergdorf Goodman. President Trump also knows that President Trump was lying when Bill Barr said that President Trump had never met me before and that I' wasn't President Trump type,'.

  3. Sara Ahmed:

    I believe women want more parks, libraries for their children, health and fitness facilities for women. And just to be part of the decision.

  4. Novak Djokovic:

    We talked actually post-match( today). It seems like( Marian's) planning to keep on working with me, which is great news. We going to keep on working till the end of the year for sure, then we'll see after that, i'm so grateful to Marian Vajda this year and( fitness coach) Gebhard Gritsch for coming back, coming to join me again to help me to get to where I am at the moment, it's really nice of them.

  5. Emilio Collins:

    Under Armour and the National Basketball Association share a commitment to basketball, fitness, and healthy living.

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