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fits

verb
present tense third-person singular of 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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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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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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fits

noun
plural of 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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“Fits.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fits. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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