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  • physically and mentally sound or healthy
    • felt relaxed and fit after their holiday
    • keeps fit with diet and exercise
  • (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed
    • in no fit state to continue
    • fit to drop
    • laughing fit to burst
    • she was fit to scream
    • primed for a fight
    • we are set to go at any time
  • 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
  • a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)
    • a burst of applause
    • a fit of housecleaning
  • the manner in which something fits
    • I admired the fit of her coat
  • a sudden uncontrollable attack
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter
  • a display of bad temper
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • make correspond or harmonize
    • Match my sweater
  • provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities
  • conform to some shape or size
    • How does this shirt fit?
  • 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
  • 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
  • make fit
    • fit a dress
    • He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out
  • satisfy a condition or restriction
    • Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?
  • be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
    • This piece won't fit into the puzzle
  • be agreeable or acceptable to
    • This suits my needs
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