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fit

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2 being in a state of fitness for some experience or action

  • fit for military service
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3 capable of or suitable for being used for a particular purpose

  • I don't think those bald tires are fit for winter driving
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5 having the required skills for an acceptable level of performance

  • need to hire someone whose language skills make them fit for the job
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on the ball

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fit, suitable, meet, proper, appropriate, fitting, apt, happy, felicitous mean right with respect to some end, need, use, or circumstance. fit stresses adaptability and sometimes special readiness for use or action.
    • fit for battle
suitable implies an answering to requirements or demands.
    • clothes suitable for camping
meet suggests a just proportioning.
    • meet payment
proper suggests a suitability through essential nature or accordance with custom.
    • proper acknowledgement
appropriate implies eminent or distinctive fitness.
    • an appropriate gift
fitting implies harmony of mood or tone.
    • a fitting end
apt connotes a fitness marked by nicety and discrimination.
    • apt quotations
happy suggests what is effectively or successfully appropriate.
    • a happy choice of words
felicitous suggests an aptness that is opportune, telling, or graceful.
    • a felicitous phrase

fit

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1 a sudden experiencing of a physical or mental disorder

  • without her medication, she'd have an epileptic fit
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2 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling

  • helpless fits of laughter from the audience
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3 an outburst or display of excited anger

  • found out what his wife had spent on clothes and threw a fit
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blowup, explosion, fireworks, hissy [chiefly Southern & southern Midland], hissy fit, huff, scene, tantrum

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fit

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1 archaic to be fitting or proper

  • we hardly know them, so for Christmas a simple card will fit
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befit, beseem [archaic], do, go, serve, suit

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fill the bill (or fit the bill)

2 to be in agreement on every point

  • now that you've explained your absence to me, my records and the office's fit
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fall in with

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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
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5 to make or have room for

  • we can fit you in the booth if the rest of us squeeze closer together
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6 to make ready in advance

  • I won't have time to fit the spare room for the guests
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