Definitions of fit

  1. be agreeable or acceptable to; " This suits my needs"
  2. a sudden flurry of activity ( often for no obvious reason); " a burst of applause"; " a fit of housecleaning"
  3. of a condition or restriction
  4. a display of bad temper; " he had a fit"; " she threw a tantrum"; " he made a scene"
  5. provide with ( something) usually for a specific purpose; " The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"
  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"
  7. conform to some shape or size; " How does this shirt fit?"
  8. the manner in which something fits; " I admired the fit of her coat"
  9. a sudden uncontrollable attack; " a paroxysm of giggling"; " a fit of coughing"
  10. physically and mentally sound or healthy; " felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; " keeps fit with diet and exercise"
  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"
  12. make fit; " fit a dress"; " He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut- out"
  13. make correspond or harmonize; " Match my sweater"
  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"
  15. a sudden uncontrollable attack; " a paroxysm of giggling"; " a fit of coughing"; " convulsions of laughter"
  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"
  17. be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; " This piece won't fit into the puzzle"
  18. satisfy a condition or restriction; " Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
  19. imp. & amp; p. p. of Fight.
  20. In Old English, a song; a strain; a canto or portion of a ballad; a passus.
  21. Adapted to an end, object, or design; suitable by nature or by art; suited by character, qualitties, circumstances, education, etc.; qualified; competent; worthy.
  22. Prepared; ready.
  23. Conformed to a standart of duty, properiety, or taste; convenient; meet; becoming; proper.
  24. To make fit or suitable; to adapt to the purpose intended; to qualify; to put into a condition of readiness or preparation.
  25. To supply with something that is suitable or fit, or that is shaped and adjusted to the use required.
  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.
  27. To be proper or becoming.
  28. To be adjusted to a particular shape or size; to suit; to be adapted; as, his coat fits very well.
  29. The quality of being fit; adjustment; adaptedness; as of dress to the person of the wearer.
  30. The coincidence of parts that come in contact.
  31. The part of an object upon which anything fits tightly.
  32. A stroke or blow.
  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.
  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.
  35. A passing humor; a caprice; a sudden and unusual effort, activity, or motion, followed by relaxation or insction; an impulse and irregular action.
  36. A darting point; a sudden emission.
  37. imp. & p. p. of Fight.
  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.
  39. To make suitable; adapt; accommodate to anything; qualify; adjust; equip.
  40. To be adapted to one; as, the coat fits; to be proper or suitable.
  41. Adaptation of one thing to another; suitability.
  42. Convenient; suitable; prepared; qualified.
  43. Fitted.
  44. Fitting.
  45. Fitter.
  46. Fittest.
  47. A sudden attack of disease attended with convulsions, etc.; a brief attack of pain or illness; caprice.
  48. 1. An attack of an acute disease, or the sudden appearance of some symptom, such as coughing. 2. A convulsion.
  49. A sudden convulsion.
  50. Adapted to any particular end or standard; qualified; convenient; proper.
  51. To make fit or suitable; to suit one thing to another; to be adapted to; to qualify.
  52. To be suitable or becoming; - pr. p. fitting; pa. p. fitted.
  53. FITLY.
  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.
  55. Adaptation; conformity.
  56. Adapted to anything; suitable; proper.
  57. Attack of convulsions; sudden paroxysm; interval; passing humor.
  58. To be suitable or conforming.
  59. To make fit or conformable; to conform to; suit; furnish with something adapted.
  60. To render suitable; adapt; prepare; equip; commonly with out or up.
  61. To be of the proper size and shape for.
  62. To be suitable for; befit.
  63. To be of the proper size, shape, etc.; be suitable, proper, or becoming.
  64. To receive suitable equipment.
  65. Adapted to a purpose; adequate; competent; suitable; appropriate.
  66. A convulsion; spasm; mood; caprice.
  67. Adjustment; suitability; adaptation.
  68. Agreeable to some standard; adapted to some purpose; qualified; prepared.
  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.
  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.
  71. To adapt; to make suitable; to accommodate a person with anything; to prepare; to qualify; to suit.
  72. To be proper or becoming; to suit; to be adapted.
  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.
  74. Close and easy setting of a dress.
  75. Suitable; convenient; becoming; qualified; right.
  76. To suit one thing to another; to adapt; to qualify for; to be proper or suitable.

Antonyms for fit

enervated, indecorous, deadly, unschooled, gutter, humped, Misbecoming, insufficient, ailing, incorrect, unsubstantial, soft, unfitting, unhappy, raunchy, dirty, run down, unfitted, amiss, beginning, lame, Sapped, lordotic, sickly, perverse, dead, foul, Unhandsome, paralytic, inferior, asthenic, incompetent, crookbacked, mortuary, inoperable, inconsiderate, effete, disabled, discourteous, malnourished, incapable, unacceptable, apraxic, wimpy, infelicitous, bad, gross, untrained, lascivious, worthless, lewd, Challenged, nasty, ill-mannered, troubled, unskillful, unemployable, hunchbacked, inadequate, indecent, gaunt, down, exceptional, paralyzed, impertinent, vulgar, feeble, unseasoned, half-baked, inexpert, unequal, peaky, new, smutty, mutilated, deathly, punk, skeletal, gibbous, indisposed, weakly, porny, unmannerly, maimed, delicate, unusable, X-rated, inapposite, dipped, wimpish, knock-kneed, irrelevant, unwell, undernourished, softened, unready, swaybacked, collide, game, wanton, crude, wrong, intolerable, unbecoming, useless, unqualified, blue, bandy-legged, incompatible, bowed, emaciated, inappropriate, Prostrated, cadaverous, disaccord, inapt, bowlegged, halting, impure, inapplicable, obscene, faint, Unbeseeming, trashy, nonfunctional, wasted, infirm, pornographic, filthy, graceless, uncivil, impracticable, flaccid, worn-out, flat-footed, low, handicapped, disqualified, decrepit, unseemly, disrespectful, frail, impolite, unsound, incapacitated, bawdy, down-and-out, fragile, bandy, diseased, unmannered, uncalled-for, untoward, unprintable, stag, inexperienced, extraneous, improper, discord, poorly, unsuitable, locker room, unskilled, enfeebled, ill, unsatisfactory, inept, green, ill-bred, poor, flabby, impaired, gammy, Irrelative, languid, Unmeet, swayback, profane, unfit, sick, Sickened, unable, slight, coarse, subhuman, unprepared, mortal, weak, apractic, disagree, kyphotic, halt, untried, malapropos, crookback, weakened, uncongenial, unavailable, ungracious, ribald, broken-backed, spavined, crippled, thoughtless, incongruous, haggard, unhealthy, humpbacked, afflicted, prostrate, untested, debilitated, tender, bowleg, Unapt, differently abled, raw.

Quotes of fit

  1. I always felt like I was a freak when I was growing up and that there was something wrong with me because I couldn't fit in anywhere. – Madonna Ciccone
  2. I always tried so hard to fit in, and then I figured out that I didn't want to fit – Anthony Davis
  3. Canada's a huge country, so to be able to unite the country through communication satellite technology or to be able to observe it through remote sensing technology from space is a natural fit for a country like Canada. – Marc Garneau
  4. It's really a good feeling to know that we put this up there, that it's working, that all these people's plans that worked so hard came together and things fit and we've got a real space station. – Linda M. Godwin
  5. A lot of my friends are club people. It's not me. It's funny to represent that, because it's not me. I don't fit into a gay club setting. It's just ironic that I represent that somehow. – Randy Harrison
  6. I think the biggest thing for me is being able to adjust to the way the game has changed. It's basically a 180 -degree turn from the style I like to play. That's what I think I'm most proud of, being able to fit into this style of game and still be fairly successful. – Brett Hull
  7. And let me take one of the explanations most commonly given: Analysts were pressured to reach conclusions that would fit the political agenda of one or another administration. I deeply think that is a wrong explanation. – David Kay
  8. I never fit in. I am a true alternative. And I love being the outcast. That's my role in life, to be an outcast. – Meat Loaf
  9. Arthur Young's Reflexive Universe- fascinating but too schematic to fit into my scheme. The most I could hope for was a sense of the vocabulary and some possible images. – James Merrill
  10. It has given me an insight into what it's like as an actor to come into a show in the middle of a production and fit into a group that's already established. – Corin Nemec
  11. Either God is alive, in which case he'll deal with us as he sees fit Or he is dead, in which case he was never alive, it being unlikely that he died of old age. – John Ralston Saul
  12. I'm not fit company for man or beast. – Billy Strayhorn
  13. Sometimes some of these little side excursions are useful and I manage to fit them in the book somewhere. – Jack Vance
  14. We want the facts to fit the preconceptions. When they don't it is easier to ignore the facts than to change the preconceptions. – Jessamyn West
  15. An adventure game is nothing more than a good story set with engaging puzzles that fit seamlessly in with the story and the characters, and looks and sounds beautiful. – Roberta Williams

Usage examples for fit

  1. What more can you ask, if you are fit to live?" – Cecilia de Noël by Lanoe Falconer
  2. Their mother did not like them because they had their father's heart and life, nor were they fit company for good or bad. – Bunyan by James Anthony Froude
  3. 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
  4. I've been turnin' it over, an' I don't see that I'm fit to die. – The Mayor of Troy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  5. I'm not fit to stay in New York." – Richard Dare's Venture by Edward Stratemeyer
  6. And it will be as fit as ever in a few months. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith
  7. Not fit to go out alone. – The Man with a Shadow by George Manville Fenn
  8. Why does the name fit this town?" – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  9. He isn't fit for the woods. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  10. You're very nice, Jim; but do I really fit in? – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss
  11. I thought one of those trainmen would have a fit he laughed so hard. – Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  12. They held themselves ready to make room when Frank Merriwell saw fit to act. – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  13. 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
  14. Then I see that the best- looking girl and another was having a fit although trying 'ard not to. – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs
  15. His fit of silence continued. – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  16. You're not looking quite fit – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  17. How fit he was to be made happy! – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  18. Oh, I'm fit enough, I suppose. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  19. His grandpaw fit in that. – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  20. No doubt, sir, fit for one. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper

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