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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 of fit applicable, appropriate, apt, becoming, befitting, felicitous, fitted, fitting, good, happy, meet, pretty, proper, right, suitable Words Related to fit 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 of fit incapable, incompetent, inept, inexpert, unqualified, unskilled, unskillful, untrained; inadequate, intolerable, unacceptable, unsatisfactory; graceless, incorrect, indecorous; incompatible, uncongenial Antonyms of fit 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 of fit ready, go, prepared, setWords Related to fit conditioned, primed, ripe; armed, braced, fortified, steeled; qualified, trainedNear Antonyms of fit unqualified, untrainedAntonyms of fit 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 of fit available, employable, exploitable, usable, functional, operable, practicable, serviceable, usefulWords Related to fit applicable, relevant; doable, feasible, viable, workable; reusableAntonyms of fit impracticable, inoperable, nonfunctional, unavailable, unemployable, unusable

  4. 4 enjoying health and vigor eat well and stay fit Synonyms of fit able-bodied, bouncing, healthy, hale, hearty, robust, sound, well, well-conditioned, whole, wholesomeWords Related to fit 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 of fit 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 of fit 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 of fit able, capable, equal, competent, good, qualified, suitableWords Related to fit 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 of fit inexperienced, inexpert, unseasoned, unskilled, unskillful; unprepared, unschooled, untrained; beginning, green, new, raw, untested, untriedAntonyms of fit incompetent, inept, poor, unfit, unfitted, unqualified

Synonym Discussion of fit

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

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 of fit access, bout, case, attack, seizure, siege, spell, turnWords Related to fit recurrence, relapse; brainstorm, convulsion, eclampsia, pang, paroxysm, spasm, throe; agitation, frenzy; breakdown, collapse, prostrationNear Antonyms of fit arrest, relief, remission

  2. 2 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling helpless fits of laughter from the audience Synonyms of fit agony, blaze, burst, ebullition, eruption, explosion, outburst, flare, flare-up, flash, flush, gale, gush, gust, paroxysm, spasm, stormWords Related to fit 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 of fit blowup, explosion, fireworks, tantrum, hissy [chiefly Southern & southern Midland], hissy fit, huff, sceneWords Related to fit 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 of fit befit, beseem [archaic], do [archaic], go, serve, suitWords Related to fit 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 of fit accord, agree, answer, chord, cohere, coincide, comport, conform, consist, correspond, dovetail, check, go, harmonize, jibe, rhyme (also rime), sort, square, tallyWords Related to fit equal, match, parallel; align (also aline), line up, registerNear Antonyms of fit contradict, dispute, gainsay; negate, nullify; clash, conflict, jarAntonyms of fit 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 of fit acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, adjust, condition, conform, doctor, edit, fashion, adapt, put, shape, suit, tailorWords Related to fit 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 of fit 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 of fit equip, qualify, prepare, ready, season, trainWords Related to fit 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 of fit accommodate, hold, takeWords Related to fit 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 of fit prepare, fix, groom, lay, prep, readyWords Related to fit 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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