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Dictionary definition for: Fit

1. (n) a display of bad temper; "he had a fit" "she threw a tantrum" "he made a scene"

2. (v) be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs"

3. (a) meeting adequate standards for a purpose; "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"

4. (n) a sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling" "a fit of coughing" "convulsions of laughter"

5. (v) be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won''t fit into the puzzle"

6. (n) the manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her coat"

7. (v) satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"

8. (a) physically and mentally sound or healthy; "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday" "keeps fit with diet and exercise"

9. (n) a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason) "a burst of applause" "a fit of housecleaning"

10. (v) make fit; "fit a dress" "He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out"

11. (v) insert or adjust several objects or people; "Can you fit the toy into the box?" "This man can''t fit himself into our work environment"

12. (v) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don''t agree in many details" "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check" "The suspect''s fingerprints don''t match those on the gun"

13. (v) conform to some shape or size; "How does this shirt fit?"

14. (v) provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"

15. (v) make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater"

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