fit  

  • Definition of fit

    • (n): a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason); "a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning"  
    • (n): the manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her coat"  
    • (n): a sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter"  
    • (n): a display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): make fit; "fit a dress"; "He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out"  
    • (v): make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater"  
    • (v): provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won''t fit into the puzzle"  
    • (v): satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"  
    • (v): be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs"  
    • (v): conform to some shape or size; "How does this shirt fit?"  
    • (a): physically and mentally sound or healthy; "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise"  
    • (a): 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"  

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