fit meaning

EN[fɪt] [-ɪt]
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    Definition of fit in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfits
    1. The degree to which something fits.
      1. This shirt is a bad fit.
      2. Since he put on weight, his jeans have been a tight fit.
    2. Conformity of elements one to another.
      1. It's hard to get a good fit using second-hand parts.
    3. The part of an object upon which anything fits tightly.
      1. (advertising) how well a particular commercial execution captures the character or values of a brand.
        1. The Wonder Bread advertising research results showed the “White Picket Fence” commercial had strong fit ratings.
      2. (statistics) goodness of fit.
        1. (archaic) A section of a poem or ballad.
          1. (medicine, dated) A seizure or convulsion.
            1. My grandfather died after having a fit.
          2. (medicine) A sudden and vigorous appearance of a symptom over a short period of time.
            1. A sudden outburst of emotion.
              1. He had a laughing fit which lasted more than ten minutes.
              2. She had a fit and had thrown all of his clothes out of the window.
              3. He threw a fit when his car broke down.
            2. A sudden burst (of an activity).
              1. A fit of spring-cleaning led Eric Brooks to a box of old newspaper clips from 1997.
          3. VerbSGfitsPRfittingPT, PPfitted
            1. VT To be suitable for.
              1. It fits the purpose.
            2. VT To conform to in size and shape.
              1. The small shirt doesn't fit me, so I'll buy the medium size.
              2. If I lose a few kilos, the gorgeous wedding dress might fit me.
            3. VI To be of the right size and shape, as of clothing.
              1. I wanted to borrow my little sister's jeans, but they didn't fit.
            4. VT (with to) To make conform in size and shape.
              1. I want to fit the drapes to the windows.
              2. I had a suit fitted by the tailor.
            5. VT To be in agreement with.
              1. These definitions fit most of the usage.
            6. VT To adjust.
              1. The regression program fit a line to the data.
            7. VT To attach, especially when requiring exact positioning or sizing.
              1. Williams had a problem fitting his left rear tyre and that left Alonso only 3.1secs adrift when he rejoined from his final stop three laps later.
            8. VT To equip or supply.
              1. The chandler will fit us with provisions for a month.
            9. VT To make ready.
              1. I'm fitting the ship for a summer sail home.
            10. VI (archaic) To be seemly.
              1. To be proper or becoming.
                1. VI To be in harmony.
                  1. The paint, the fabrics, the rugs all fit.
                2. VI (medicine) To suffer a fit.
                3. AdjectiveCOMfitterSUPfittest
                  1. Suitable, proper.
                    1. You have nothing to say about it. I'll do exactly as I see fit.
                  2. Adapted to a purpose or environment.
                    1. survival of the fittest
                  3. In good shape; physically well.
                    1. You don't have to be a good climber for Kilimanjaro, but you do have to be fit.
                  4. (Britain) SLA Good looking, fanciable, attractive, beautiful.
                    1. I think the girl working in the office is fit.
                  5. Prepared; ready.
                  6. More Examples
                    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                      • A mere glance at the plot descriptions of the show’s fourth season is enough to induce Pavlovian giggle fits and shivers of joy.
                      • These synodists thought fit in Latin as yet to veil their decrees from vulgar eyes. — Fuller.
                      • Bright yellow gowns fit them tightly and umbrellaed from their waist to just below the knees.
                    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                      • She needs to keep her sugar level low or she'll have a fit.
                      • But anyway, if healthy minds in healthy bodies was a New England requirement then, at least chieftainly Hawaiians, though frequently corpulent, were impressively fit.
                      • She didn't like his clothes or grammar and pitched a snit fit.
                  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                    1. Adjectives
                      • Nouns
                        • Countable nouns
                        • Verbs
                          • Intransitive verbs
                            • Transitive verbs
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                          Meaning of fit for the defined word.

                          Grammatically, this word "fit" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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