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1fit/ˈfɪt/adjective
fitterfittest
1fit
/ˈfɪt/
adjective
fitterfittest
Learner's definition of FIT  
: proper or acceptable : morally or socially correct — often + for — often followed by to + verb
   b  : suitable for a specified purpose — often + for — often followed by to + verb
: physically healthy and strong
   b  British slang  : sexually attractive : sexy
: having the necessary skills — usually + for
: made ready : put in a suitable state — usually + for

fit as a fiddle

informalalso Britishfit as a flea
: in good physical condition : very healthy and strong

fit for a king

: good enough even for a king : very good

fit to be tied

informal
: very angry or upset

fit to burst

chiefly British, informal

fit to kill

US, informal
: in an impressive way that attracts attention

see/think fit

◊ To see fit or think fit to do something is to choose to do it because you think it is right or appropriate.

— fitness

noun,[noncount]
2fit/ˈfɪt/verb
fitsfittedor chiefly USfitfitting
2fit
/ˈfɪt/
verb
fitsfittedor chiefly USfitfitting
Learner's definition of FIT  
not used in progressive tenses  : to be the right size and shape for (someone or something)
[+ object]
[no object]
◊ Something that fits (you) like a glove fits (you) very well.
The phrase one size fits all describes a hat, piece of clothing, etc., that is made in a size that is supposed to fit everyone. This phrase is commonly used figuratively.
not used in progressive tenses 
[no object]  : to go into or through a particular space
   b  [+ object]  : to cause (something) to go into or through a particular space
[+ object] 
past tense and past participlefitted
 
: to measure (someone) in order to choose clothes that are the right size and shape for that person — usually used as (be) fitted
   b  : to change the shape or form of (a piece of clothing) for a particular person
[+ object]  : to find time to meet with (someone) or do (something) — usually + in or into
[no object]  : to belong in a particular situation, place, or group — usually + in
not used in progressive tenses [+ object] 
: to be suitable or appropriate for (someone or something)
   b  : to make (someone or something) suitable or appropriate for or to something
not used in progressive tenses[+ object]  : to be in agreement with (something or someone)
[+ object] 
past tense and past participlefitted
: to supply equipment for (something) — often + out or up

fit the bill

— see 1bill

if the cap fits

— see 1cap

if the shoe fits

— see 1shoe

— fitter

/ˈfɪɾɚ/noun,pluralfitters[count]
— see also pipe fitter
3fit/ˈfɪt/noun
pluralfits
3fit
/ˈfɪt/
noun
pluralfits
Learner's definition of FIT  
[count]
: the way something fits : the way something suits the size and shape of your body or goes into or through a particular space
— compare 4fit
4fit/ˈfɪt/noun
pluralfits
4fit
/ˈfɪt/
noun
pluralfits
Learner's definition of FIT  
[count]
: an uncontrolled expression of strong emotion
: a sudden occurrence of some activity, emotion, etc.
: an abnormal state in which you become unconscious and your body moves in an uncontrolled and violent way

by fits and starts

orin fits and starts
: by stopping and starting again : in a way that is not constant or steady

in fits

British, informal
: laughing very much : in fits of laughter
— compare 3fit
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