Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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parts of speech:
adjective, transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: fitter, fittest
definition 1: suitable or acceptable for a particular person or group, or for a particular function; appropriate; right.
a program fit for childrenThis hall is not fit for a wedding reception.
appropriate, fitting, meet, proper, suitable
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acceptable, applicable, apt, congruous, consonant, correct, good, qualified, right, ripe, seemly, worthy
definition 2: in good bodily condition; healthy and vigorous.
She's very fit for her age.
healthy, robust
incapacitated, soft, unfit
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able-bodied, hale, hardy, hearty, lusty, sleek, sound, strong, trim, vigorous, well
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: fits, fitting, fit, fitted
definition 1: to have the appropriate shape and size for.
Does the dress fit her?
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agree, become, suit
definition 2: to be appropriate to or for; suit.
The tuxedo is nice, but it doesn't fit the occasion.
become, befit, suit
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accord, click, coincide, conform, correspond, go, jibe, match
definition 3: to adjust or prepare until suitable.
He fitted the bathroom for his elderly father's use.
adapt, adjust
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accommodate, fashion, graduate, key, regulate, suit, tailor
definition 4: to equip.
We fitted them with camping gear.
equip, outfit
similar words:
accouter, arm, furnish, provide, rig, supply
definition 5: to have room for; to accommodate.
This suitcase fits all the clothes I need.
definition 6: to allow or put in by making room for.
I finally fit the cake in the refrigerator.Can you fit another person in your car?
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to be the appropriate shape and size, as clothing.
The jacket fits well, but the trousers are too big.
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definition 2: to be suitable; belong.
That painting fits perfectly in the diningroom.
agree, belong, go, suit
similar words:
accord, adjust, answer, conform, correspond, do, harmonize, match
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part of speech: noun
definition: the way in which something fits.
This suit is a perfect fit.These joints have a bad fit.
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derivations: fitly (adv.), fitness (n.)
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  • fitted:
    having a close fit.
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