Meaning of FIT in English


I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ~t; akin to Old Saxon ~tea division of a poem, Old High German fizza skein Date: before 12th century a division of a poem or song, II. adjective (~ter; ~test) Etymology: Middle English; akin to Middle English ~ten Date: 14th century 1. a. adapted to an end or design ; suitable by nature or by art, adapted to the environment so as to be capable of surviving, acceptable from a particular viewpoint (as of competence or morality) ; proper , 2. put into a suitable state ; made ready , being in such a state as to be or seem ready to do or suffer something , sound physically and mentally ; healthy , ~ly adverb Synonyms: see: ~ III. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ~t strife Date: circa 1541 1. a sudden violent attack of a disease (as epilepsy) especially when marked by convulsions or unconsciousness ; paroxysm , a sudden but transient attack of a physical disturbance, a sudden burst or flurry (as of activity) , an emotional reaction (as in anger or frustration) , IV. verb (~ted or ~; ~ting) Etymology: Middle English ~ten to marshal troops, from or akin to Middle Dutch vitten to be suitable Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to be suitable for or to ; harmonize with, to be seemly or proper for , 2. to conform correctly to the shape or size of , b. to insert or adjust until correctly in place , to make or adjust to the right shape and size , to measure for determining the specifications of something to be worn by , to make a place or room for ; accommodate , to be in agreement or accord with , 4. to put into a condition of readiness, to cause to conform to or suit something, supply , equip , to adjust (a smooth curve of a specified type) to a given set of points, intransitive verb to be seemly, proper, or suitable, to conform to a particular shape or size, to be in harmony or accord ; belong , ~ter noun V. noun Date: 1823 the fact, condition, or manner of ~ting or being ~ted: as, the way clothing ~s the wearer, the degree of closeness between surfaces in an assembly of parts, goodness of ~ , see: fight

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