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fit

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of fit

  1. 1 meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation <clothing that is fit for horseback riding> Synonyms applicable, appropriate, apt, becoming, befitting, felicitous, fitted, fitting, good, happy, meet, pretty, proper, right, suitable Related Words condign, deserved, just, justified; needed, required, requisite; able, capable, competent, cut out, qualified, trained; pitch-perfect; acceptable, adequate, decent, kosher, satisfactory, serviceable, tolerable; correct, decorous, respectable, seemly; balanced, companionate, congruous, consonant, harmonious; rightful Phrases in order Near Antonyms incapable, incompetent, inept, inexpert, unqualified, unskilled, unskillful, untrained; inadequate, intolerable, unacceptable, unsatisfactory; graceless, incorrect, indecorous; incompatible, uncongenial Antonyms improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, indecent, infelicitous, malapropos, misbecoming, unapt, unbecoming, unbeseeming, unfit, unfitting, unhappy, unmeet, unseemly, unsuitable, wrong

  2. 2 being in a state of fitness for some experience or action <fit for military service> Synonyms ready, go, prepared, setRelated Words conditioned, primed, ripe; armed, braced, fortified, steeled; qualified, trainedNear Antonyms unqualified, untrainedAntonyms flat-footed, half-baked, half-cocked, underprepared, unprepared, unready

  3. 3 capable of or suitable for being used for a particular purpose <I don't think those bald tires are fit for winter driving> Synonyms available, employable, exploitable, usable, functional, operable, practicable, serviceable, usefulRelated Words applicable, relevant; doable, feasible, viable, workable; reusableAntonyms impracticable, inoperable, nonfunctional, unavailable, unemployable, unusable

  4. 4 enjoying health and vigor <eat well and stay fit> Synonyms able-bodied, bouncing, healthy, hale, hearty, robust, sound, well, well-conditioned, whole, wholesomeRelated Words hard, hardy, iron, lusty, rugged, stalwart, strong, sturdy, tough; ambulatory, nondisabled, uncrippled; active, agile, chipper, lively, sprightful, sprightly, spry, vigorous, vital; blooming, clean-cut, flourishing, flush, prospering, thriving; all right, good, rightNear Antonyms decrepit, enfeebled, feeble, infirm, run-down, sickened, sickly, weak, weakened, weakly, worn-out; challenged, crippled, debilitated, differently abled, disabled, halt, incapacitated, lame; delicate, fragile, frail; emaciated, gaunt, haggard, malnourished, undernourished; afflicted, troubled; bad, poorlyAntonyms ailing, diseased, ill, sick, unfit, unhealthy, unsound, unwell

  5. 5 having the required skills for an acceptable level of performance <need to hire someone whose language skills make them fit for the job> Synonyms able, capable, equal, competent, good, qualified, suitableRelated Words accomplished, ace, adept, experienced, expert, master, masterful, masterly, practiced (also practised), proficient, seasoned, skilled, skillful, veteran; overqualified; prepared, schooled, trained; apt, ready, willing; all-around (also all-round), protean, versatileNear Antonyms inexperienced, inexpert, unseasoned, unskilled, unskillful; unprepared, unschooled, untrained; beginning, green, new, raw, untested, untriedAntonyms incompetent, inept, poor, unfit, unfitted, unqualified




fit

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fit

  1. 1 a sudden experiencing of a physical or mental disorder <without her medication, she'd have an epileptic fit> Synonyms access, bout, case, attack, seizure, siege, spell, turnRelated Words recurrence, relapse; brainstorm, convulsion, eclampsia, pang, paroxysm, spasm, throe; agitation, frenzy; breakdown, collapse, prostrationNear Antonyms arrest, relief, remission

  2. 2 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling <helpless fits of laughter from the audience> Synonyms agony, blaze, burst, ebullition, eruption, explosion, outburst, flare, flare-up, flash, flush, gale, gush, gust, paroxysm, spasm, stormRelated Words blowup, grouch, rage, tantrum; ecstasy, rapture, transport; delirium, firestorm, frenzy, furor

  3. 3 an outburst or display of excited anger <found out what his wife had spent on clothes and threw a fit> Synonyms blowup, explosion, fireworks, tantrum, hissy [chiefly Southern & southern Midland], hissy fit, huff, sceneRelated Words eruption, flare-up, outburst, storm, uproar; agitation, delirium, distraction, frenzy, furor, furore, fury, hysteria, rage, rampage; convulsion(s), paroxysm, seizure, spasm, upheaval; angriness, choler, indignation, irateness, ire, lividity, lividness, spleen, wrath, wrathfulness; reaction, rise; dander, temper; grouch, hump [British], pet, pouts, snit, sulk(s), sulkiness, sullenness




fit

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fit

  1. 1 archaic  to be fitting or proper <we hardly know them, so for Christmas a simple card will fit> Synonyms befit, beseem [archaic], do [archaic], go, serve, suitRelated Words satisfy, suffice; function, work

  2. 2 to be in agreement on every point <now that you've explained your absence to me, my records and the office's fit> Synonyms accord, agree, answer, chord, cohere, coincide, comport, conform, consist, correspond, dovetail, check, go, harmonize, jibe, rhyme (also rime), sort, square, tallyRelated Words equal, match, parallel; align (also aline), line up, registerNear Antonyms contradict, dispute, gainsay; negate, nullify; clash, conflict, jarAntonyms differ (from), disagree (with)

  3. 3 to change (something) so as to make it suitable for a new use or situation <I can undo the hem on these old culottes and fit them into a skirt> Synonyms acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, adjust, condition, conform, doctor, edit, fashion, adapt, put, shape, suit, tailorRelated Words readapt, readjust; customize, gear, match, model, pattern; attune, correct, harmonize, square, tune; establish, root, settle; acquaint, familiarize, orient, orientate; equip, prepare, prime, rehearse; harden, inure, season, toughen; alter, convert, make over, modify, recast, reclaim, recycle, redesign, redevelop, redo, reengineer, refashion, refigure, refit, refocus, reinvent, rejigger, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, transform; accustom, condition, habilitate, habituate, naturalize; ready, season; bend; fiddle (with), fine-tune, phase, register, regulate, rigNear Antonyms misadjust

  4. 4 to make competent (as by training, skill, or ability) for a particular office or function <that final computer course should fit him for a career in programming> Synonyms equip, qualify, prepare, ready, season, trainRelated Words accustom, adapt, adjust, condition, groom, habituate, shape, tailor; authorize, entitle; empower, enable; educate, indoctrinate, instruct, school, teach, tutor

  5. 5 to make or have room for <we can fit you in the booth if the rest of us squeeze closer together> Synonyms accommodate, hold, takeRelated Words carry, contain, seat; enclose (also inclose), encompass, enfold; harbor, house

  6. 6 to make ready in advance <I won't have time to fit the spare room for the guests> Synonyms prepare, fix, groom, lay, prep, readyRelated Words brace, fortify, gird, steel; batten, gather, gear up, mount; educate, indoctrinate, instruct, school, train, tutor; boot (up), prime; arrange, set, spread; arm, equip, forearm, furnish, outfit, provide, supply; incline, predispose; draft, draw up, frame; warm (up)




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