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Adjective
Of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose
“But brains from younger animals will still be considered fit for human consumption.”
Adjective
In good health, especially because of regular physical exercise
“Being as fit and healthy as possible maximises the chances of a healthy pregnancy.”
Adjective
Having the requisite qualities or skills to undertake something competently
“If he is deemed by the court to not be fit and proper to operate the pub then we would look at reopening with a new tenant.”
Adjective
Having reached such an extreme condition as to be on the point of doing the thing specified
“The water hurt his nose and stung his lungs and he felt fit to burst.”
Noun
A sudden short period of uncontrollable coughing, laughter, etc
“He muffled his sudden fit of laughter, coughing rather violently to disguise it.”
Noun
The particular way in which things match
“Marketing is a dynamic process of ensuring a close fit between the capabilities of an organization and the demands placed upon it by its external environment.”
Noun
A sudden burst of intense emotion
“Reane, in a fit of pure rage, slashed him across the back.”
Noun
“Always phone for an ambulance if a fit lasts longer than five minutes.”
Noun
“She went walking when the fit took her.”
Verb
Be suitable or appropriate for
“Plus, they come in a variety of sizes and shapes to fit your specific needs.”
Verb
To make ready in advance
“Typically, a motorcycle may be fitted with a horn that would usually go on a jeep or a truck.”
Verb
To adjust in order to make appropriate
“Work began on Monday to fit a disabled lift, due to be installed in May but delayed because the Italian manufacturer wasn't able to supply it until recently.”
Verb
Be of the right shape and size for
“We have a large range of picture frames of all shapes and sizes to fit any photo, from a back yard snapshot to a professional portrait or even a personal artwork.”
Verb
Join or cause to join together to form a whole
“As the pieces start to fit together the characters' dilemmas begin to take on a different shape.”
Verb
To make competent or ready
“One biographer assumes that he was a boy of somewhat ordinary talents that would fit him only for the mercantile trade.”
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