fit up

transitive verb

Definition of fit up

: to furnish with things suitable : make proper for use : equip
  • he fitted up one courtyard of the homestead and taught science to all … whom he could interest
  • —Nora Waln

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1

fit-up

noun

Definition of fit-up

plural -s
1 British
a : a place (as an inn or hall) fitted up as a temporary theater or stage
  • meager productions in village fit-ups
  • Country Life
; also : the makeshift or improvised scenery and properties used or carried by a traveling theatrical company
b or fit-up company : a traveling theatrical group that carries its own scenery and properties
  • I started my stage training … in a fit-up company
  • Listener
2 : 6fit 1c

Origin and Etymology of fit-up

fit up


2

fit-up

adjective \ " \

Definition of fit-up

: of or relating to a fit-up
  • having played much in inns and similar fit-up places
  • —Arnold Bennett

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