fit


fit
I 1. adjective
1)

fit for human habitation

he is a fit subject for such a book

Syn:
suitable, good enough; relevant, pertinent, apt, appropriate, suited, apposite, fitting; archaic meet
Ant:
unsuitable
2)

is he fit to look after a child?

Syn:
competent, able, capable; ready, prepared, qualified, trained, equipped
Ant:
incapable
3) informal

you look fit to commit murder!

Syn:
ready, prepared, all set, in a fit state, likely, about; informal psyched up
4)

he looked tanned and fit

Syn:
healthy, well, in good health, in (good) shape, in (good) trim, in good condition, fighting fit, as fit as a fiddle; athletic, muscular, well-built, strong, robust, hale and hearty, in the pink
Ant:
unwell
2. verb
1)

have your carpets fitted professionally

Syn:
lay, position, place, put in place/position, fix
2)

cameras fitted with a backlight button

Syn:
equip, provide, supply, fit out, furnish
3)

concrete slabs were fitted together

Syn:
join, connect, put together, piece together, attach, unite, link (together), slot together
4)

a sentence that fits her crimes

Syn:
match, suit, be appropriate to, correspond to, tally with, go with, accord with, correlate to, be congruous with, be congruent with, be consonant with
5)

an MA fits you for a professional career

Syn:
qualify, prepare, make ready, train, groom
3. noun

the degree of fit between a school's philosophy and practice

Syn:
correlation, correspondence, agreement, consistency, equivalence, match, similarity, compatibility, concurrence
II noun
1)

an epileptic fit

Syn:
convulsion, spasm, paroxysm, seizure, attack; Medicine ictus
2)

a fit of the giggles

Syn:
outbreak, outburst, attack, bout, spell
3)

my mother would have a fit if she knew

Syn:
tantrum, fit of temper, outburst of anger/rage, frenzy; informal blowout, hissy fit, conniption (fit)

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  • Fit — Fit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fitting}.] 1. To make fit or suitable; to adapt to the purpose intended; to qualify; to put into a condition of readiness or preparation. [1913 Webster] The time is fitted for the duty. Burke.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fit — Fit, n. [AS. fit strife, fight; of uncertain origin. [root] 77.] 1. A stroke or blow. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster] Curse on that cross, quoth then the Sarazin, That keeps thy body from the bitter fit. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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