1 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" [syn: fit to(a), fit for(a)] [ant: unfit]
2 (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" [syn: fit(p), primed(p), set(p)]
3 physically and mentally sound or healthy; "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise" [syn: healthy] [ant: unfit]
1 a display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene" [syn: tantrum, scene, conniption]
2 a sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter" [syn: paroxysm, convulsion]
3 the manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her coat"
4 a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason); "a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning" [syn: burst]
2 be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won't fit into the puzzle" [syn: go]
3 satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?" [syn: meet, conform to]
4 make fit; "fit a dress"; "He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out"
5 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"
6 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" [syn: match, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree] [ant: disagree]
7 conform to some shape or size; "How does this shirt fit?"
8 provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities" [syn: equip, fit out, outfit]
9 make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater" [syn: match] [also: fitting, fitted, fittest, fitter]fitted See fit
simple past of fit
past participle of fit
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