Dictionary and Thesaurus

  Definition of Fit
  1. a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason); "a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning"
  2. the manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her coat"
  3. a sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter"
  4. a display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene"
  5. 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"
  6. make fit; "fit a dress"; "He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out"
  7. make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater"
  8. provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"
  9. 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"
  10. be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won''t fit into the puzzle"
  11. satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
  12. be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs"
  13. conform to some shape or size; "How does this shirt fit?"
  14. physically and mentally sound or healthy; "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise"
  15. 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"
Similar Words: burst, paroxysm, convulsion, tantrum, scene, conniption, match, equip, fit out, outfit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree, go, meet, conform to, suit, accommodate, healthy, fit to(a), fit for(a)


See Also: healthy, sound, well


Hyponyms: fits and starts, hang, dovetail, balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise, rig, set, set up, mechanize, mechanise, motorize, motorise, fuse, collar, spur, fin, stock, horseshoe, turn out, instrument, muzzle, weatherstrip, kit out, kit up, kit, appoint, re-equip, rejig, refit, armor, armour, accouter, accoutre, wire, shaft, spar, stave, invest, clothe, adorn, commission, consist, look, answer, coincide, align, correlate, parallel, twin, duplicate, square, corroborate, underpin, bear out, support, resemble, meet, conform to, homologize, befit, suit, beseem, harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agree, pattern, adhere, rhyme, rime, tesselate, joint, coordinate, fit the bill, fill the bill, behoove, behove, satisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live up to, accommodate, go


Grouped Verbs: match, harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agree, check, check out, blend, go, blend in


Derivational Morphology: abound, burst, bristle, go, fitter, adjustment, accommodation, fitting, match, kit, outfit, getup, rig, turnout, outfitter, outfitting, appointment, equipment, materiel, equipage, arming, armament, equipping, agreement, correspondence, mate, try-on, trying on


Language Translations:
Danish: passe til   Dutch: passen  
German: passen   Hebrew: להתאים  
Indonesian: sesuai   Japanese: 合う  
Latvian: derēt   Portuguese: caber  
Spanish: quedar   Swedish: passa  
  Search Dictionary

Search the meaning and definition of over one hundred thousand words!
  Random Word
stamper means a power tool that stamps; "a metal stamper"; someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground; a workman whose job is to form or cut o... more
  Find words starting with:
This page was created in 124.8 ms