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Definitions of fit

  1. be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason); "a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. of a condition or restriction Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. conform to some shape or size; "How does this shirt fit?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. the manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her coat" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. a sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a fit of coughing" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. physically and mentally sound or healthy; "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. 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
  12. make fit; "fit a dress"; "He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. (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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. a sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won't fit into the puzzle" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. imp. & p. p. of Fight. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. In Old English, a song; a strain; a canto or portion of a ballad; a passus. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. 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
  22. Prepared; ready. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. Conformed to a standart of duty, properiety, or taste; convenient; meet; becoming; proper. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. 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
  25. To supply with something that is suitable or fit, or that is shaped and adjusted to the use required. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. 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
  27. To be proper or becoming. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. To be adjusted to a particular shape or size; to suit; to be adapted; as, his coat fits very well. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. The quality of being fit; adjustment; adaptedness; as of dress to the person of the wearer. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. The coincidence of parts that come in contact. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. The part of an object upon which anything fits tightly. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. A stroke or blow. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. A darting point; a sudden emission. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. imp. & p. p. of Fight. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. 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
  39. To make suitable; adapt; accommodate to anything; qualify; adjust; equip. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  40. 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.
  41. Adaptation of one thing to another; suitability. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  42. Convenient; suitable; prepared; qualified. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  43. Fitted. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  44. Fitting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  45. Fitter. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  46. Fittest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  47. 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.
  48. 1. An attack of an acute disease, or the sudden appearance of some symptom, such as coughing. 2. A convulsion. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  49. A sudden convulsion. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  50. Adapted to any particular end or standard; qualified; convenient; proper. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  51. 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.
  52. To be suitable or becoming; -pr.p. fitting; pa.p. fitted. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  53. FITLY. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  54. 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.
  55. Adaptation; conformity. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  56. Adapted to anything; suitable; proper. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  57. Attack of convulsions; sudden paroxysm; interval; passing humor. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  58. To be suitable or conforming. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. To be of the proper size and shape for. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  62. To be suitable for; befit. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  63. 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.
  64. To receive suitable equipment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  65. Adapted to a purpose; adequate; competent; suitable; appropriate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  66. A convulsion; spasm; mood; caprice. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  67. Adjustment; suitability; adaptation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  68. Agreeable to some standard; adapted to some purpose; qualified; prepared. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  69. 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.
  70. 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.
  71. 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.
  72. To be proper or becoming; to suit; to be adapted. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  73. 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.
  74. Close and easy setting of a dress. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  75. Suitable; convenient; becoming; qualified; right. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  76. 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.
  77. In medical jurisprudence. An attack or spasm of muscular convulsions, generallyattended with loss of self-control and of consciousness; particularly, such attacksoccurring in epilepsy. In a more general sense, the period of an acute attack of anydisease, physical or mental, as, a fit of insanity. See Gunter v. State, 83 Ala. 96, 3South. 600. thelawdictionary.org
  78. 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. mso.anu.edu.au
  79. 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.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  80. 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.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  81. fit, n. a song, or part of a song or ballad.--Also FITT, FITTE, FYTTE. [A.S. fitt, a song.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  82. Pes. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  83. A sudden severe attack of any kind, a paroxysm; as a F. of fever. na
  84. Specifically, a convulsion. na
  85. (archaic). Section of a poem. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  86. Paroxysm of periodic ailment, sudden transitory attack of some illness; sudden seizure, with loss of consciousness or convulsions, of hysteria, apoplexy, fainting, paralysis, or epilepsy (give one a f., surprise or outrage him; beat one into, give one, ff., defeat him easily); sudden transitory state (a f. of energy, idleness, devotion, indifference, &c., whence fitful a., fitfully adv., fitfulness n.; by ff. (& starts), spasmodically); caprice, mood, (when the f. was on him). [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  87. Well adapted or suited (for some purpose or to do or be; SURVIVAL of the fittest); becoming, proper, right, (it is f. that; see or think f. to, decide to); qualified, competent, worthy, to do (not f. to hold a CANDLE to); in suitable condition, ready, to do or for; angry, troubled, or exhausted enough to (do something violent, sink to the ground, &c.); in good athletic condition or health (f. as a FIDDLE). Hence fitly adv. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  88. Be in harmony with, become, befit; be of right measure, shape, & size for (esp. of dress; often abs., as the CAP fits); fill up, exactly correspond to, (receptacle, fellow, &c., or abs.; often in, into, in with), make to do this; make suitable, adapt, for, to with n. or in f.; make competent for or to; f. on, try on (garment); supply, furnish, (ship &c., rarely person) with; f. out, up, equip; hence (-) fitter n. (N.) adaptation, adjustment, style in which garment fits (a tight, bad, excellent, f.); f.-out, equipment. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  89. f. for a soldier &c., f. to be one; f. for a king &c., suitable for the use of, good enough for. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  90. A convulsion ; a paroxysm ; a sudden attack. American pocket medical dictionary.
  91. A popular designation for various types of convulsive seizures. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  92. n. Adjustment;—coincidence of parts that come in contact. Cabinet Dictionary
  93. n. A sudden and violent attack of a disorder; a convulsion; a paroxysm; hence, in general, an attack of disease;—an attack of any thing which masters or possesses one for a time;—a passing humour; an impulsive and irregular action. Cabinet Dictionary
  94. A paroxysm of any intermittent distemper; any short return after intermission; disorder, distemperature; the hysterical disorders of women, and the convulsions of children. Complete Dictionary
  95. Qualified, proper; convenient, meet, right. Complete Dictionary

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