1. [ verb ] be agreeable or acceptable to
Synonyms: suit accommodate

"This suits my needs"

Related terms: meet fitter
2. [ verb ] be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
Synonyms: go

"This skirt won't go around your waist"

Related terms: joint tesselate blend
3. [ verb ] satisfy a condition or restriction
Synonyms: meet conform_to

"Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"

Related terms: match suit satisfy coordinate behoove fill_the_bill
4. [ verb ] make fit

"fit a dress" "He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out"

Related terms: shape dovetail adjustment
5. [ verb ] 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"

Related terms: adapt
6. [ adjective ] meeting adequate standards for a purpose
Synonyms: fit_to fit_for

"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"

Related terms: unfit appropriate acceptable
7. [ verb ] be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
Synonyms: match correspond agree gibe jibe tally check

"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"

Related terms: disagree equal resemble harmonize meet accede parallel coincide correlate corroborate befit conform_to align twin look rhyme square pattern consist overlap answer homologize harmonize check agreement match
8. [ adjective ] (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed
Synonyms: set primed

"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"

Related terms: ready
9. [ noun ] a display of bad temper
Synonyms: scene tantrum conniption

"he had a fit" "she threw a tantrum" "he made a scene"

Related terms: bad_temper
10. [ adjective ] (medicine) physically and mentally sound or healthy
Synonyms: healthy

"felt relaxed and fit after their holiday" "keeps fit with diet and exercise"

Related terms: unfit conditioned able healthy sound well
11. [ noun ] the manner in which something fits

"I admired the fit of her coat"

Related terms: manner hang
12. [ noun ] (medicine) a sudden uncontrollable attack
Synonyms: paroxysm convulsion

"a paroxysm of giggling" "a fit of coughing" "convulsions of laughter"

Related terms: attack
13. [ verb ] provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
Synonyms: equip fit_out outfit

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

Related terms: supply wire commission invest mechanize appoint collar kit_out turn_out re-equip spur refit armor fin weatherstrip motorize fuse muzzle motorize stock horseshoe rig instrument shaft spar stave accouter equipment kit appointment arming outfitting
14. [ verb ] conform to some shape or size

"How does this shirt fit?"

Related terms: be
15. [ verb ] make correspond or harmonize
Synonyms: match

"Match my sweater"

Related terms: adjust balance match adjustment
16. [ noun ] a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)
Synonyms: burst

"a burst of applause" "a fit of housecleaning"

Related terms: activity fits_and_starts abound
Similar spelling:   Fite