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    fit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fit

    Definition
    (noun) a display of bad temper
    Synonyms : conniption , scene , tantrum
    Example Sentence
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
    Definition
    (noun) a sudden uncontrollable attack
    Synonyms : convulsion , paroxysm
    Example Sentence
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter
    Definition
    (noun) the manner in which something fits
    Example Sentence
    • I admired the fit of her coat
    Definition
    (noun) a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)
    Synonyms : burst
    Example Sentence
    • a burst of applause
    • a fit of housecleaning
    Definition
    (verb) be agreeable or acceptable to
    Synonyms : accommodate , suit
    Example Sentence
    • This suits my needs
    Definition
    (verb) be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
    Synonyms : go
    Example Sentence
    • This piece won't fit into the puzzle
    Definition
    (verb) satisfy a condition or restriction
    Synonyms : conform to , meet
    Example Sentence
    • Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?
    Definition
    (verb) make fit
    Example Sentence
    • fit a dress
    • He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out
    Definition
    (verb) insert or adjust several objects or people
    Example Sentence
    • Can you fit the toy into the box?
    • This man can't fit himself into our work environment
    Definition
    (verb) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
    Synonyms : agree , check , correspond , gibe , jibe , match , tally
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) conform to some shape or size
    Example Sentence
    • How does this shirt fit?
    Definition
    (verb) provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    Synonyms : equip , fit out , outfit
    Example Sentence
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities
    Definition
    (verb) make correspond or harmonize
    Synonyms : match
    Example Sentence
    • Match my sweater
    Definition
    (adj) meeting adequate standards for a purpose
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed
    Synonyms : primed , set
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) physically and mentally sound or healthy
    Example Sentence
    • felt relaxed and fit after their holiday
    • keeps fit with diet and exercise
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