HyperDic: fit

English > 16 senses of the word fit:
VERBstativefit, suit, accommodatebe agreeable or acceptable to
stativefit, gobe the right size or shape
changefitmake fit
changefitinsert or adjust several objects or people
stativefit, match, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agreesatisfy a condition or restriction
stativefitconform to some shape or size
possessionfit, equip, fit out, outfitprovide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
consumptionfit, conform to, meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfilfill or meet a want or need
changefit, matchmake correspond or harmonize
ADJECTIVEallfitmeeting adequate standards for a purpose
allfit, primed, set(usually followed by 'to' or 'for') on the point of or strongly disposed
allfitphysically and mentally sound or healthy
NOUNstatefit, tantrum, scene, conniptiona display of bad temper
statefit, paroxysm, convulsiona sudden uncontrollable attack
attributefitthe manner in which something fits
actfit, bursta sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)
fit > pronunciation
Soundsfih't
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > fit: 16 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmeeting adequate standards for a purpose.
Examples
  • "a fit subject for discussion"
  • "it is fit and proper that you be there"
  • "water fit to drink"
  • "fit for duty"
  • "do as you see fit to"
NarroweracceptableAdequate for the purpose
suitable, suitedmeant or adapted for an occasion or use
worthyHaving qualities or abilities that merit recognition in some way
See alsoappropriateSuitable for a particular person or place or condition etc
OppositeunfitBelow the required standards for a purpose
Spanishacertado, adecuado, apropiado, apto, capaz, conveniente, idóneo, indicado
Catalanadequat, adient, apropiat, apte, capaç, convenient, encertat, escaient, idoni, indicat
Nounsfitnessthe quality of being suitable
Adverbsfitlyin an appropriate manner
English > fit: 16 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(usually followed by 'to' or 'for') on the point of or strongly disposed.
Examples
  • "in no fit state to continue"
  • "fit to drop"
  • "laughing fit to burst"
  • "she was fit to scream"
Synonymsprimed, set
BroaderreadyCompletely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress
Nounsfitnessthe quality of being suitable
English > fit: 16 senses > adjective 3
Meaningphysically and mentally sound or healthy.
Examples
  • "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"
  • "keeps fit with diet and exercise"
Narrowerable, able-bodiedHaving a strong healthy body
conditioned, in conditionphysically fit
See alsohealthyHaving or indicating good health in body or mind
soundfinancially secure and safe
wellIn good health especially after having suffered illness or injury
Oppositeunfitnot in good physical or mental condition
Spanishsaludable
Nounsfitnessthe quality of being qualified
English > fit: 16 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA display of bad temper.
Example"he had a fit"
Synonymstantrum, scene, conniption
Broaderbad temper, ill temperA persisting angry mood
Spanishbasca, berrinche, cortón, pataleta, perra, rabieta, verraquera
Catalanenrabiada, rebequeria
English > fit: 16 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA sudden uncontrollable attack.
Example "a fit of coughing"
Synonymsparoxysm, convulsion
BroaderattackA sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
Spanishparoxismo
Catalanparoxisme
English > fit: 16 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe manner in which something fits.
Example"I admired the fit of her coat"
NarrowerhangThe way a garment hangs
Broadermanner, mode, style, way, fashionHow something is done or how it happens
Spanishtalle
Verbsfitmake fit
fitbe the right size or shape
English > fit: 16 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason).
Example "a fit of housecleaning"
Synonymburst
Narrowerfits and startsrepeated bursts of activity
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishajuste
English > fit: 16 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe agreeable or acceptable to.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Synonymssuit, accommodate
Broaderfit, conform to, meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfilFill or meet a want or need
Spanishacomodar, adaptar, ajustar
Catalanacomodar, adaptar, ajustar, ser apropiat
Nounsfittersomeone who fits a garment to a particular person
English > fit: 16 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThese cars won't fit
Example"This piece won't fit into the puzzle"
Synonymgo
Caused bydovetailfit together tightly, as if by means of a dovetail
fitmake fit
Narrowerjointfit as if by joints
tessellatefit together exactly, of identical shapes
Broaderfitconform to some shape or size
Similar toblend, go, blend inblend or harmonize
Catalancaber, cabre, ser apropiat
Participlefittedbeing the right size and shape to fit as desired
Nounsfitthe manner in which something fits
fittingputting clothes on to see whether they fit
English > fit: 16 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake fit.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
ModelThey fit the cape
Examples
  • "fit a dress"
  • "He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out "
Cause tofit, goBe the right size or shape
Narrowerdovetailfit together tightly, as if by means of a dovetail
Broadershape, formGive shape or form to
Spanishacomodar, adecuar, ajustar
Catalanacomodar, adequar, ajustar
Nounsfitthe manner in which something fits
fittersomeone who fits a garment to a particular person
fittingmaking or becoming suitable
English > fit: 16 senses > verb 4, change
Meaninginsert or adjust several objects or people.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Examples
  • "Can you fit the toy into the box?"
  • "This man can't fit himself into our work environment"
Broaderadapt, accommodatemake fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
Spanishadecuar
Catalanadequar, fer adient
English > fit: 16 senses > verb 5, stative
Meaningsatisfy a condition or restriction.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsmatch, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree
NarroweradhereBe compatible or in accordance with
alignBe or come into adjustment with
answermatch or correspond
befit, suit, beseemaccord or comport with
coincideBe the same
consistBe consistent in form, tenor, or character
correlateTo bear a reciprocal or mutual relation
corroborate, underpin, bear out, supportsupport / support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agreeGo together
homologizeBe homologous
lookaccord in appearance with
parallelBe parallel to
patternform a pattern
resembleAppear like
rhyme, rimeBe similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable
squareBe compatible with
twin, duplicate, parallelduplicate or match
Broaderequal, beBe identical or equivalent to
Oppositedisagree, disaccord, discordBe different from one another
Similar tocheck, check outBe verified or confirmed
harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agreeGo together
Spanishacordar, coincidir, convenir, corresponder, igualar, pactar, parecer, ser igual a
Catalanacordar, coincidir, convenir, correspondre, pactar, parèixer, semblar, ser igual a
English > fit: 16 senses > verb 6, stative
Meaningconform to some shape or size.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun; Something ----s Adjective/Noun
Example"How does this shirt fit?"
Narrowerfit, goBe the right size or shape
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishcaber, entrar, ir
Catalancaber, cabre, entrar
English > fit: 16 senses > verb 7, possession
MeaningProvide with (something) usually for a specific purpose.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody with something
Synonymsequip, fit out, outfit
Narroweraccouter, accoutreProvide with military equipment
appointFurnish
armor, armourequip with armor
collarFurnish with a collar / collar / collar
commissionput into commission
finequip (a car) with fins
fuseequip with a fuse / fuse
horseshoeequip (a horse) with a horseshoe or horseshoes
instrumentequip with instruments for measuring, recording, or controlling
invest, clothe, adornFurnish with power or authority
kit out, kit up, kitSupply with a set of articles or tools
mechanize, mechanise, motorize, motoriseequip with armed and armored motor vehicles
motorizeequip with a motor
motorizeequip with a motor vehicle
muzzlefit with a muzzle
re-equip, rejigRe-equip a factory or plant
refitfit out again
rig, set, set upequip with sails or masts
shaftequip with a shaft
sparFurnish with spars
spurequip with spurs
staveFurnish with staves
stockequip with a stock
turn outoutfit or equip, as with accessories
wireProvide with electrical circuits
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishequipar
Catalanequipar
Nounsfitting(usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)
English > fit: 16 senses > verb 8, consumption
MeaningFill or meet a want or need.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsconform to, meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil
NarroweranswerBe satisfactory for
contentsatisfy in a limited way
feed on, feed uponBe sustained by
fit the bill, fill the billBe what is needed or be good enough for what is required
quell, stay, appeaseOvercome or allay
quench, slake, allay, assuagesatisfy (thirst)
satisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live up toMeet the requirements or expectations of
suit, accommodate, fitBe agreeable or acceptable to
Broaderprovide, supply, ply, caterGive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
Spanishajustar, copar, corresponder, encajar, satisfacer
Catalancopar, satisfer
English > fit: 16 senses > verb 9, change
Meaningmake correspond or harmonize.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey fit the cape
Synonymmatch
Narrowerbalance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibriseBring into balance or equilibrium
Broaderadjust, set, correctalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
Similar tomatchBe equal or harmonize
Spanishemparejar, hacer juego
Nounsfittingmaking or becoming suitable

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