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Definitions of fit

  1. To be proper or becoming; to suit; to be adapted. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To make fit or suitable; to adapt to the purpose intended; to qualify; to put into a condition of readiness or preparation. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To supply with something that is suitable or fit, or that is shaped and adjusted to the use required. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To make suitable; adapt; accommodate to anything; qualify; adjust; equip. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To make fit or suitable; to suit one thing to another; to be adapted to; to qualify. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To make fit or conformable; to conform to; suit; furnish with something adapted. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. To render suitable; adapt; prepare; equip; commonly with out or up. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. To be of the proper size and shape for. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To be suitable for; befit. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. To be proper or becoming. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To be adjusted to a particular shape or size; to suit; to be adapted; as, his coat fits very well. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To be adapted to one; as, the coat fits; to be proper or suitable. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. To be suitable or becoming; -pr.p. fitting; pa.p. fitted. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. To be suitable or conforming. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. of a condition or restriction Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. conform to some shape or size; "How does this shirt fit?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. make fit; "fit a dress"; "He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. To be of the proper size, shape, etc.; be suitable, proper, or becoming. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. To receive suitable equipment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. To adapt; to make suitable; to accommodate a person with anything; to prepare; to qualify; to suit. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. To suit one thing to another; to adapt; to qualify for; to be proper or suitable. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  27. Adapted to an end, object, or design; suitable by nature or by art; suited by character, qualitties, circumstances, education, etc.; qualified; competent; worthy. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. Prepared; ready. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. Conformed to a standart of duty, properiety, or taste; convenient; meet; becoming; proper. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. Fittest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  31. Fitting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  32. a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason); "a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  33. the manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her coat" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  34. a sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a fit of coughing" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  35. In Old English, a song; a strain; a canto or portion of a ballad; a passus. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. The quality of being fit; adjustment; adaptedness; as of dress to the person of the wearer. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. The coincidence of parts that come in contact. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. The part of an object upon which anything fits tightly. Webster Dictionary DB
  39. A stroke or blow. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  40. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  41. A passing humor; a caprice; a sudden and unusual effort, activity, or motion, followed by relaxation or insction; an impulse and irregular action. Webster Dictionary DB
  42. A darting point; a sudden emission. Webster Dictionary DB
  43. Adaptation of one thing to another; suitability. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  44. A sudden attack of disease attended with convulsions, etc.; a brief attack of pain or illness; caprice. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  45. A sudden attack by convulsions, as apoplexy, epilepsy, etc.; convulsion or paroxysm; a temporary attack of anything, as laughter, etc.; a sudden effort or motion; a passing humor. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  46. Adaptation; conformity. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  47. Attack of convulsions; sudden paroxysm; interval; passing humor. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  48. A convulsion; spasm; mood; caprice. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  49. Adjustment; suitability; adaptation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  50. A sudden and violent attack of disorder, in which the body is often convulsed, and sometimes senseless; any sudden impulsive intermittent exertion; a temporary attack; a transient humour. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  51. Adjustment, specially of dress to the body. To fit out, to furnish; to equip. To fit up, to furnish with things suitable for reception or use. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  52. A sudden attack of disease in which the body is often convulsed or deprived of sense; a temporary affection or attack of pain or illness; a turn. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  53. Close and easy setting of a dress. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  54. Fitter. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  55. be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won't fit into the puzzle" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  56. satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  57. imp. & p. p. of Fight. Newage Dictionary DB
  58. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  59. imp. & p. p. of Fight. Webster Dictionary DB
  60. Convenient; suitable; prepared; qualified. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  61. Adapted to any particular end or standard; qualified; convenient; proper. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  62. Adapted to anything; suitable; proper. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  63. Adapted to a purpose; adequate; competent; suitable; appropriate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  64. Agreeable to some standard; adapted to some purpose; qualified; prepared. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  65. Suitable; convenient; becoming; qualified; right. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  66. Fitted. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for fit

  1. Here D'Acres, or somebody, for heaven's sake fetch a doctor; he must have been seized with a fit – Julian Home by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
  2. You are not fit to speak of me: how should you dare speak of her? – The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett
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