Meaning of FIT in English


n. 25B6; adjective

fit for human habitation 007C; he is a fit subject for such a book : SUITABLE, good enough; relevant, pertinent, apt, appropriate, suited, apposite, fitting; archaic meet.

is he fit to look after a child? : COMPETENT, able, capable; ready, prepared, qualified, trained, equipped.

(informal) you look fit to commit murder! : READY, prepared, all set, in a fit state, likely, about; informal psyched up.

he looked tanned and fit : HEALTHY, well, in good health, in (good) shape, in (good) trim, in good condition, fighting fit, as fit as a fiddle/flea; athletic, muscular, strong, robust, hale and hearty.

unsuitable, incapable, unwell.

25B6; verb

my overcoat should fit you : BE THE RIGHT/CORRECT SIZE (FOR), be big/small enough (for), fit like a glove.

have your carpets fitted professionally : LAY, put in place/position, position, place, fix.

cameras fitted with a backlight button : EQUIP, provide, supply, fit out, furnish.

concrete slabs were fitted together : JOIN, connect, put together, piece together, attach, unite, link.

a sentence that fits his crimes : BE APPROPRIATE TO, suit, match, correspond to, tally with, go with, accord with, correlate to, be congruous with, be congruent with, be consonant with.

an MSc fits you for a professional career : QUALIFY, prepare, make ready, train, groom.

25B6; noun the degree of fit between a school's philosophy and practice : CORRELATION, correspondence, agreement, consistency, equivalence, match, similarity, compatibility, concurrence.

25A0; fit in CONFORM, be in harmony, blend in, be in line, be assimilated into.

25A0; fit someone/something out/up EQUIP, provide, supply, furnish, kit out, rig out.

25A0; fit someone up (Brit. informal) FALSELY INCRIMINATE; informal frame, set up.

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