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fit1

fit1

 
 
pronunciation:
fIt
parts of speech:
adjective, verb, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: fitter, fittest
definition 1: proper or acceptable; right.
This video is fit for children.
synonyms:
appropriate, proper, suitable
similar words:
acceptable, applicable, apt, correct, qualified, right, worthy
definition 2: in good bodily condition; healthy.
Cora is very fit because she exercises daily.
synonyms:
healthy, robust
antonyms:
soft
similar words:
hardy, hearty, sleek, sound, strong, trim, well
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: fit, fits, fitted, fitting
definition 1: to be the right shape and size for.
Does the shirt fit him?
similar words:
agree, become, suit
definition 2: to be proper for.
I like the song, but it doesn't fit the occasion.
synonyms:
become, suit
similar words:
accord, click, coincide, conform, correspond, go, match
definition 3: to change or prepare until appropriate.
The suit is a bit big, but the tailor will fit it for you.
synonyms:
adapt, adjust
similar words:
accommodate, fashion, graduate, regulate, tailor
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the way in which something fits.
These shoes are a perfect fit.
similar words:
sizing
derivations: fitly (adv.), fitness (n.)
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  • fitted:
    having a close fit.
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