Definitions for fit

Definitions for (noun) fit

Main entry: fit, burst

Definition: a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)

Usage: a burst of applause; a fit of housecleaning

Main entry: fit

Definition: the manner in which something fits

Usage: I admired the fit of her coat

Main entry: convulsion, paroxysm, fit

Definition: a sudden uncontrollable attack

Usage: a paroxysm of giggling; a fit of coughing; convulsions of laughter

Main entry: scene, conniption, tantrum, fit

Definition: a display of bad temper

Usage: he had a fit; she threw a tantrum; he made a scene

Definitions for (verb) fit

Main entry: fit

Definition: insert or adjust several objects or people

Usage: Can you fit the toy into the box?; This man can't fit himself into our work environment

Main entry: fit

Definition: make fit

Usage: fit a dress; He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out

Main entry: match, fit

Definition: make correspond or harmonize

Usage: Match my sweater

Main entry: outfit, equip, fit, fit out

Definition: provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

Usage: The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities

Main entry: correspond, tally, jibe, match, fit, gibe, agree, check

Definition: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

Usage: 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

Main entry: go, fit

Definition: be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired

Usage: This piece won't fit into the puzzle

Main entry: meet, conform to, fit

Definition: satisfy a condition or restriction

Usage: Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?

Main entry: accommodate, suit, fit

Definition: be agreeable or acceptable to

Usage: This suits my needs

Main entry: fit

Definition: conform to some shape or size

Usage: How does this shirt fit?

Definitions for (adj) fit

Main entry: fit

Definition: physically and mentally sound or healthy

Usage: felt relaxed and fit after their holiday; keeps fit with diet and exercise

Main entry: fit

Definition: meeting adequate standards for a purpose

Usage: 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

Main entry: primed, set, fit

Definition: (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed

Usage: 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

Visual thesaurus for fit