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fit 1

 (fĭt)
v. fit·ted or fit, fit·ted, fit·ting, fits
v.tr.
1.
a. To be the proper size and shape for: These shoes fit me.
b. To cause to be the proper size and shape: The tailor fitted the trousers by shortening them.
c. To measure for proper size: She fitted me for a new jacket.
2. To be appropriate to; suit: music that fits your mood.
3. To be in conformity or agreement with: observations that fit the theory nicely.
4. To make suitable; adapt: fitted the shelves for large books. See Synonyms at adapt.
5. To make ready; prepare: Specialized training fitted her for the job.
6. To equip; outfit: fit out a ship.
7. To provide a place or time for: You can't fit any more toys in the box. The doctor can fit you in today.
8. To insert or adjust so as to be properly in place: fit a handle on a door.
v.intr.
1. To be the proper size and shape.
2. To be suited; belong: doesn't fit in with these people.
3. To be in harmony; agree: His good mood fit in with the joyful occasion.
adj. fit·ter, fit·test
1. Suited, adapted, or acceptable for a given circumstance or purpose: not a fit time for flippancy.
2. Appropriate; proper: Do as you see fit.
3. Physically sound; healthy: keeps fit with diet and exercise.
4. Biology Able to survive and produce viable offspring in a particular environment
n.
1. The state, quality, or way of being fitted: the proper fit of means to ends.
2. The manner in which clothing fits: a jacket with a tight fit.
3. The degree of precision with which surfaces are adjusted or adapted to each other in a machine or collection of parts.
Idioms:
fit to be tied
Roused to great anger or indignation; outraged.
fit to kill Slang
To an extreme or elaborate degree: dressed up fit to kill.

[Middle English fitten, to be suitable, marshal troops.]

fit′ly adv.
fit′ter n.

fit 2

 (fĭt)
n.
1. Medicine
a. A seizure or convulsion, especially one caused by epilepsy.
b. The sudden appearance of a symptom such as coughing or sneezing.
2. A sudden outburst of emotion: a fit of jealousy.
3. A sudden period of vigorous activity.
Idiom:
by/in fits and starts
With irregular intervals of action and inaction; intermittently.

[Middle English, hardship, probably from Old English fitt, struggle.]

fit 3

 (fĭt)
n. Archaic
A section of a poem or ballad.

[Middle English, from Old English.]

fit

(fɪt)
vb, fits, fitting or fitted, fit
1. to be appropriate or suitable for (a situation, etc)
2. to be of the correct size or shape for (a connection, container, etc)
3. (tr) to adjust in order to render appropriate: they had to fit the idea to their philosophy.
4. (tr) to supply with that which is needed
5. (Clothing & Fashion) (tr) to try clothes on (someone) in order to make adjustments if necessary
6. (tr) to make competent or ready: the experience helped to fit him for the task.
7. (tr) to locate with care
8. (intr) to correspond with the facts or circumstances
adj, fitter or fittest
9. suitable to a purpose or design; appropriate
10. having the right qualifications; qualifying
11. in good health
12. worthy or deserving: a book fit to be read.
13. (foll by an infinitive) in such an extreme condition that a specified consequence is likely: she was fit to scream; you look fit to drop.
14. chiefly informal Brit (of a person) sexually attractive
n
15. the manner in which something fits
16. the act or process of fitting
17. (Statistics) statistics the correspondence between observed and predicted characteristics of a distribution or model. See goodness of fit
[C14: probably from Middle Dutch vitten; related to Old Norse fitja to knit]
ˈfittable adj

fit

(fɪt)
n
1. (Pathology) pathol a sudden attack or convulsion, such as an epileptic seizure
2. a sudden spell of emotion: a fit of anger.
3. an impulsive period of activity or lack of activity; mood: a fit of laziness.
4. give a person a fit to surprise a person in an outrageous manner
5. have a fit throw a fit informal to become very angry or excited
6. in fits and starts by fits and starts in spasmodic spells; irregularly
vb, fits, fitting or fitted
(Pathology) (intr) informal to have a sudden attack or convulsion, such as an epileptic seizure
[Old English fitt conflict; see fit3]

fit

(fɪt)
n
(Music, other) archaic a story or song or a section of a story or song
[Old English fitt; related to Old Norse fit hem, Old High German fizza yarn]

fit1

(fɪt)

adj. fit•ter, fit•test, adj.
1. adapted or suited; appropriate: This water isn't fit for drinking.
2. proper or becoming: fit behavior.
3. prepared or ready.
4. in good physical condition; in good health.
5. Biol. being adapted to the prevailing conditions and producing offspring that survive to reproductive age.
v.t.
6. to be adapted to or suitable for (a purpose, object, occasion, etc.).
7. to be proper or becoming for.
8. to be of the right size or shape for.
9. to make conform; adjust.
10. to make qualified or competent.
11. to prepare; make ready.
12. to put with precise placement or adjustment.
13. to provide; furnish; equip: The car is fitted with radial tires.
v.i.
14. to be suitable or proper.
15. to be of the right size or shape, as a garment for the wearer.
16. fit out or up, to furnish with requisite supplies; equip.
n.
17. the manner in which a thing fits: The fit was perfect.
18. something that fits: The coat is a poor fit.
19. the process of fitting.
Idioms:
fit to be tied, extremely annoyed or angry.
[1325–75; Middle English; akin to Middle Dutch vitten to befit]
fit′ly, adv.
fit′ta•ble, adj.
fit′ter, n.
usage: Both fit and fitted are standard as past tense and past participle of fit: The new door fit (or fitted) the old frame perfectly. The suit had fitted (or fit) well last year. fitted is somewhat more common than fit in the sense “to adjust, make conform”: The tailor fitted the suit with a minimum of fuss. In the passive voice, fitted is the more common past participle: The door was fitted with a new handle.

fit2

(fɪt)

n.
1. a sudden acute attack or manifestation of a disease, esp. one marked by convulsions or unconsciousness: a fit of epilepsy.
2. an onset or period of emotion, inclination, activity, etc.: a fit of weeping.
Idioms:
1. by or in fits and starts, at irregular intervals; intermittently.
2. throw a fit, to become extremely excited or angry.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English fitt round of fighting. See fit3]

fit3

(fɪt)

n. Archaic.
a division of a song, ballad, or story.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English fitt round of singing, canto]

fit

suit
1. 'fit'

If clothes fit you, they are the right size, neither too big nor too small.

That dress fits you perfectly.
He was wearing pyjamas which did not fit him.

In British English, the past tense form of fit is fitted. In American English, the past tense form is fit.

The boots fitted him snugly.
The pants fit him well and were very comfortable.
2. 'suit'

If clothes make you look attractive, don't say that they 'fit' you. You say that they suit you.

You look great in that dress, it really suits you.

fit


Past participle: fitted
Gerund: fitting

Imperative
fit
fit
Present
I fit
you fit
he/she/it fits
we fit
you fit
they fit
Preterite
I fitted
you fitted
he/she/it fitted
we fitted
you fitted
they fitted
Present Continuous
I am fitting
you are fitting
he/she/it is fitting
we are fitting
you are fitting
they are fitting
Present Perfect
I have fitted
you have fitted
he/she/it has fitted
we have fitted
you have fitted
they have fitted
Past Continuous
I was fitting
you were fitting
he/she/it was fitting
we were fitting
you were fitting
they were fitting
Past Perfect
I had fitted
you had fitted
he/she/it had fitted
we had fitted
you had fitted
they had fitted
Future
I will fit
you will fit
he/she/it will fit
we will fit
you will fit
they will fit
Future Perfect
I will have fitted
you will have fitted
he/she/it will have fitted
we will have fitted
you will have fitted
they will have fitted
Future Continuous
I will be fitting
you will be fitting
he/she/it will be fitting
we will be fitting
you will be fitting
they will be fitting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fitting
you have been fitting
he/she/it has been fitting
we have been fitting
you have been fitting
they have been fitting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fitting
you will have been fitting
he/she/it will have been fitting
we will have been fitting
you will have been fitting
they will have been fitting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fitting
you had been fitting
he/she/it had been fitting
we had been fitting
you had been fitting
they had been fitting
Conditional
I would fit
you would fit
he/she/it would fit
we would fit
you would fit
they would fit
Past Conditional
I would have fitted
you would have fitted
he/she/it would have fitted
we would have fitted
you would have fitted
they would have fitted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fit - a display of bad temperfit - a display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene"
bad temper, ill temper - a persisting angry mood
2.fit - a sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter"
attack - a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition; "an attack of diarrhea"
3.fit - the manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her coat"
fashion, manner, mode, style, way - how something is done or how it happens; "her dignified manner"; "his rapid manner of talking"; "their nomadic mode of existence"; "in the characteristic New York style"; "a lonely way of life"; "in an abrasive fashion"
hang - the way a garment hangs; "he adjusted the hang of his coat"
4.fit - a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason); "a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
fits and starts - repeated bursts of activity; "they worked in fits and starts"
Verb1.fit - be agreeable or acceptable tofit - be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs"
conform to, fit, meet - satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
2.fit - be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won't fit into the puzzle"
tessellate - fit together exactly, of identical shapes; "triangles tessellate"
joint - fit as if by joints; "The boards fit neatly"
blend in, blend, go - blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in your dish"; "This sofa won't go with the chairs"
fit - conform to some shape or size; "How does this shirt fit?"
3.fit - satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
coordinate - be co-ordinated; "These activities coordinate well"
correspond, gibe, jibe, match, tally, agree, fit, check - 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"
fill the bill, fit the bill - be what is needed or be good enough for what is required; "Does this restaurant fit the bill for the celebration?"
behoove, behove - be appropriate or necessary; "It behooves us to reflect on this matter"
live up to, satisfy, fulfill, fulfil - meet the requirements or expectations of
accommodate, fit, suit - be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs"
4.fit - make fit; "fit a dress"; "He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out"
shape, form - give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character"
dovetail - fit together tightly, as if by means of a dovetail
5.fit - 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"
adapt, accommodate - make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"
6.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"
consist - be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous; "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"
check out, check - be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't check!"
look - accord in appearance with; "You don't look your age!"
answer - match or correspond; "The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave"
coincide - be the same; "our views on this matter coincided"
align - be or come into adjustment with
correlate - to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation; "Do these facts correlate?"
parallel - be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"
twin, duplicate, parallel - duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
square - be compatible with; "one idea squares with another"
bear out, underpin, corroborate, support - support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
equal, be - be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
resemble - appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to; "She resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my own work"
conform to, fit, meet - satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
homologize - be homologous; "A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs"
befit, beseem, suit - accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
accord, concord, fit in, harmonise, harmonize, consort, agree - go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
pattern - form a pattern; "These sentences pattern like the ones we studied before"
adhere - be compatible or in accordance with; "You must adhere to the rules"
rime, rhyme - be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable; "hat and cat rhyme"
7.fit - conform to some shape or size; "How does this shirt fit?"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
fit, go - be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won't fit into the puzzle"
8.fit - provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"
rig, set up, set - equip with sails or masts; "rig a ship"
mechanise, mechanize, motorise, motorize - equip with armed and armored motor vehicles; "mechanize armies"
fuse - equip with a fuse; provide with a fuse
collar - furnish with a collar; "collar the dog"
spur - equip with spurs; "spur horses"
fin - equip (a car) with fins
motorize - equip with a motor; "motorized scooters are now the rage"
motorize - equip with a motor vehicle; "The police around here are not motorized and patrol the streets on horseback"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
stock - equip with a stock; "stock a rifle"
horseshoe - equip (a horse) with a horseshoe or horseshoes
turn out - outfit or equip, as with accessories; "The actors were turned out lavishly"
instrument - equip with instruments for measuring, recording, or controlling
muzzle - fit with a muzzle; "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers"
kit, kit out, kit up - supply with a set of articles or tools
appoint - furnish; "a beautifully appointed house"
re-equip, rejig - re-equip a factory or plant
refit - fit out again
armor, armour - equip with armor
accouter, accoutre - provide with military equipment
wire - provide with electrical circuits; "wire the addition to the house"
shaft - equip with a shaft
spar - furnish with spars
stave - furnish with staves; "stave a ladder"
clothe, invest, adorn - furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
commission - put into commission; equip for service; of ships
9.fit - make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater"
adjust, correct, set - alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
match - be equal or harmonize; "The two pieces match"
balance, equilibrise, equilibrize, equilibrate - bring into balance or equilibrium; "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights"
Adj.1.fit - 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"
appropriate - suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc; "a book not appropriate for children"; "a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity"; "it seems that an apology is appropriate"
unfit - below the required standards for a purpose; "an unfit parent"; "unfit for human consumption"
2.fit - (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"
ready - completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress; "get ready"; "she is ready to resign"; "the bridge is ready to collapse"; "I am ready to work"; "ready for action"; "ready for use"; "the soup will be ready in a minute"; "ready to learn to read"
3.fit - physically and mentally sound or healthy; "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise"
healthy - having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"
sound - financially secure and safe; "sound investments"; "a sound economy"
well - in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well"
unfit - not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service"

fit

1
verb
1. be the right size (for), be the right shape for Always buy clothes that fit you properly.
2. adapt, fashion, shape, arrange, alter, tailor, adjust, modify, tweak (informal), customize She was having her wedding dress fitted.
3. place, position, insert She fitted her key in the lock.
4. attach, join, connect, interlock Fit hinge bolts to give support to the door lock.
5. suit, meet, match, belong to, agree with, go with, conform to, correspond to, accord with, be appropriate to, concur with, tally with, dovetail with, be consonant with Her daughter doesn't fit the current feminine ideal.
6. qualify, train, prepare, equip, empower, make ready His experience fits him for the top job.
7. equip, provide, arm, prepare, outfit, accommodate, fit out, kit out, rig out, accoutre The bombs were fitted with time devices.
adjective
2. healthy, strong, robust, sturdy, well, trim, strapping, hale, in good shape, in good condition, in good health, toned up, as right as rain, in good trim, able-bodied It will take a very fit person to beat me.
healthy unfit, unhealthy, flabby, out of shape, in poor condition, out of trim
fit in conform, adapt, blend in She was great with children and fitted in well.
fit someone up entrap, set up, frame, trap The police have fitted me up.
fit something or someone in find time for, accommodate, squeeze in I just can't fit in regular domestic work. I'll see if I can fit you in some time this afternoon.
fit something or someone out or up equip, outfit, deck out, kit out, provide, supply, furnish We helped to fit him out for his trip.

fit

2
noun
1. seizure, attack, bout, spasm, convulsion, paroxysm Once a fit has started there's nothing you can do to stop it.
2. bout, burst, outbreak, outburst, spell I broke into a fit of giggles.
have a fit go mad, explode, blow up (informal), lose it (informal), see red (informal), lose the plot (informal), throw a tantrum, fly off the handle (informal), go spare (Brit. slang), blow your top (informal), fly into a temper, flip your lid (slang), do your nut (Brit. slang) He'd have a fit if he knew what we were up to!
in or by fits and starts spasmodically, sporadically, erratically, fitfully, on and off, irregularly, intermittently, off and on, unsystematically Military technology advances by fits and starts.

fit 1

verb
1. To cause to be ready, as for use, consumption, or a special purpose:
2. To supply what is needed for some activity or purpose:
3. To have a proper or suitable place:
4. To be compatible or in correspondence:
Informal: jibe.
Archaic: quadrate.
5. To make or become suitable to a particular situation or use:
6. To conform to another, especially in size and shape:
7. To be in keeping with:
phrasal verb
fit out or up
To supply what is needed for some activity or purpose:
adjective
1. Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place:
2. Suited to one's end or purpose:
3. Satisfying certain requirements, as for selection:
4. Consistent with prevailing or accepted standards or circumstances:
5. Having good health:
Idioms: fit as a fiddle, hale and hearty, in fine fettle.

fit 2

noun
1. A sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease:
Informal: spell.
2. A sudden violent expression, as of emotion:
3. An angry outburst:
Translations
الحَجْم المُناسِبجَيِّد الصِّحَّه، لائِق صِحِّيّاصَالِحمِقْياسمُناسِب، مُلائِم
vhodnýpadnoutpasovatpřesně padnoucí věcsedět
passepasser godtpasvormsætteanbringe
kohtauspuuskasopiasopivasopivuus
podesanpristajanjepristajati
kitörésroham
eiga viî, vera viîeigandiheill heilsu, frískurkastòaî aî passa eîa vera mátulegurpassa
発作適した適する
맞다알맞은어울림
apgādātatbilstošsbūt laikābūt piemērotam/atbilstošamlabi piegulēt
fitnamontovaťsvedčať
prilegati seprimerenpristajatiustrezatizdrav
Anfallpassai god formläcker
เหมาะความพอดีพอดี
uymauygunuygun düşmekuymakzinde
phù hợpsự vừa vặnvừa

fit

1 [fɪt] ADJ (fitter (compar) (fittest (superl)))
1. (= suitable) → adecuado
he is not fit company for my daughterno es compañía adecuada para mi hija
fit for sth fit for human consumption/habitationcomestible/habitable
he's not fit for the jobno sirve para el puesto, no es apto para el puesto
a meal fit for a kinguna comida digna de reyes
fit for nothinginútil
to be fit to do sth he's not fit to teachno sirve para profesor
you're not fit to be seenno estás presentable, no estás para que te vea la gente
the meat was not fit to eat or to be eaten (= unhealthy) → la carne no estaba en buenas condiciones; (= bad-tasting) → la carne era incomible, la carne no se podía comer
you're not fit to driveno estás en condiciones de conducir
2. (= healthy) (Med) → sano (Sport) → en forma
to be fit for duty (Mil) → ser apto para el servicio
to be fit for work (after illness) → estar en condiciones de trabajar
to get fit (Med) → reponerse (Sport) → ponerse en forma
to keep fitmantenerse en forma
to pass sb fit (after illness, injury) → dar a algn el alta
she's not yet fit to traveltodavía no está en condiciones de viajar
to be (as) fit as a fiddleestar rebosante de salud
3. (= ready) I'm fit to dropestoy que me caigo
he was laughing fit to bust or burstse tronchaba or desternillaba de risa
4. (= right)
to see/think fit to do sth you must do as you think fitdebes hacer lo que estimes conveniente or lo que creas apropiado
she didn't see fit to mention itno creyó apropiado mencionarlo

fit

2 [fɪt]
A. VT
1. (= be right size) [clothes] → quedar bien a; [key] → entrar en, encajar en
it fits me like a gloveme queda como un guante
he can't find shirts to fit himno encuentra camisas que le queden or vengan bien
the key doesn't fit the lockla llave no entra or encaja en la cerradura
2. (= measure) → tomar las medidas a
I went to get fitted for a suitfui a que me tomaran las medidas para un traje
to fit a dress (on sb)probar un vestido (a algn)
3. (= match) [+ facts] → corresponderse con; [+ description] → encajar con; [+ need] → adecuarse a
your story doesn't fit the factstu historia no se corresponde con los hechos
she doesn't fit the feminine stereotypeno encaja con el estereotipo femenino
the punishment should fit the crimeel castigo debe adecuarse al delito
see also bill A6
4. (= put) he fitted the shelf to the wallfijó el estante a la pared
to fit sth into placehacer encajar algo
I finally began to fit the pieces together (fig) → finalmente empecé a encajar todas las piezas
5. (= install) [+ windows] → instalar, poner; [+ carpet] → poner; [+ kitchen, bathroom, domestic appliance] → instalar
they're having a new kitchen fittedles van a instalar una cocina nueva
6. (= supply) → equipar de
to be fitted with sthestar equipado con algo
a car fitted with a catalytic converterun coche equipado con un conversor catalítico
all our coaches are fitted with seat beltstodos nuestros autobuses están equipados con cinturones de seguridad
he has been fitted with a new hearing aidle han puesto un audífono nuevo
7. (frm) (= make suitable) to fit sb for sth/to do sthcapacitar a algn para algo/para hacer algo
her experience fits her for the jobsu experiencia la capacita para el trabajo
B. VI
1. [clothes, shoes] the dress doesn't fit very wellel vestido no le queda muy bien
see also cap
2. (= go in/on) this key doesn't fitesta llave no encaja or entra
will the cupboard fit into the corner?¿cabrá el armario en el rincón?
it fits in/on herese encaja aquí
the lid won't fit on this saucepanla tapa no encaja en esta cazuela
3. (= match) [facts, description] → concordar, corresponderse
it doesn't fit with what he said to meno concuerda or no se corresponde con lo que me dijo a mí
it all fits now!¡todo encaja ahora!
see also fit in A1
4. (= belong) → encajar
his face doesn't fitél no encaja aquí
C. N the lycra in the fabric ensures a good fitla licra de la tela hace que se ajuste perfectamente
that suit is not a very good fitese traje no te queda bien
when it comes to shoes, a good fit is essentialen lo que se refiere a los zapatos, es esencial que se ajusten bien or que sean el número correcto
it was a perfect fitle quedaba perfectamente
it's rather a tight fitme está un poco justo or apretado
she put the key into the lock - it was a tight fitmetió la llave en la cerradura - entraba muy justo
fit in
A. VI + ADV
1. (= correspond) [fact, statement] → concordar, cuadrar (with con) that fits in with what he told meeso concuerda or cuadra or se corresponde con lo que me dijo él
2. (= adapt) to fit in with sb's plansamoldarse or adaptarse a los planes de algn
I'll fit in with whatever dates you've agreed onme amoldaré or me adaptaré a las fechas que hayáis acordado
she was trying to arrange her work to fit in with her home lifeintentaba organizar el trabajo de forma que se adaptara a su vida doméstica
3. (= belong) [person] he left because he didn't fit inse marchó porque no congeniaba con los demás or no encajaba
she was great with the children and fitted in beautifullycon los niños era genial, y se adaptó perfectamente
4. (= go in) (into cupboard, car, corner) → caber; (into jigsaw puzzle) → encajar
will we all fit in?¿cabremos todos?
B. VT + ADV
1. (= make room for) can you fit another book/passenger in?¿te cabe otro libro/pasajero más?
you could fit an illustration in hereaquí podrías poner una ilustración, aquí tienes sitio para poner una ilustración
2. (= make time for) I could fit you in next Fridaypodría hacerte un hueco el próximo viernes
I fitted in a trip to Ávilalogré incluir una excursión a Ávila
we could fit in a round of golf before lunchnos da tiempo a hacer un recorrido de golf antes de comer
we rushed around trying to fit everything incorrimos como locos intentando abarcarlo todo
fit out VT + ADV [+ ship, expedition] → equipar; [+ warship] → armar
to fit sb out with sthproveer a algn de algo, equipar a algn con algo
we need to get you fitted out with a new wardrobetenemos que equiparte con un nuevo vestuario
the tailor will fit you out with a new suit for the weddingel sastre te hará un traje nuevo para la boda
fit up VT + ADV
1. (= install) → instalar
2. (Brit) (= equip, supply) → equipar
to fit sth/sb up with sthproveer algo/a algn de algo, equipar algo/a algn con algo
3. (= frame) I've been fitted up!¡han hecho que aparezca como el culpable!

fit

3 [fɪt] N
1. (Med) → ataque m
epileptic fitataque m epiléptico
fainting fitdesmayo m
she had a fit last nightanoche tuvo un ataque
2. (= outburst)
a fit of angerun arranque or un arrebato or (frm) un acceso de cólera
a fit of coughingun ataque or (frm) un acceso de tos
a fit of enthusiasmun arranque de entusiasmo
I had a fit of (the) gigglesme dio un ataque de risa
to have a fitponerse histérico
he'd have a fit if he knewle daría un síncope si se enterara, se pondría histérico si se enterara
to be in fitspartirse de risa
she was so funny, she used to have us all in fitsera tan graciosa, que nos tenía a todos muertos de risa
she had a laughing fitle dio un ataque de risa
she was in fits of laughterse partía de risa
he shot her in a fit of jealous ragedisparó sobre ella en un arranque or arrebato de celos y furia
by or in fits and startsa tropezones, a trompicones
to throw a fitponerse histérico
she'll throw a fit if she finds outle dará un síncope si se entera, se pondrá histérica si se entera
a fit of weepinguna llorera
see also pique

fit

[ˈfɪt]
adj
(= healthy) → en (bonne) forme
He felt relaxed and fit after his holiday → Il se sentait détendu et en forme après ses vacances.
to keep fit → se maintenir en forme
(= proper) [person] → convenable
fit to drive → en état de conduire
not to be fit to do sth (= lack the requisite qualities) → être incapable de faire qch
You're not fit to be a mother! → Tu es incapable d'être une mère!
He is not fit to be allowed out of the house on his own
BUT Il est inapte à sortir seul de chez lui.
(= ready) to be fit to do sth → être prêt(e) à faire qch
to be fit to drop (= ready to collapse) → tomber de fatigue
(= all right) fit to eat → mangeable
The meat is fit to eat → La viande est mangeable.
to be fit for habitation [house] → être habitable
(= good enough) fit for → digne de
Our railways are not fit for the 21st century → Nos chemins de fer ne sont pas dignes du XXIe siècle.
to see fit to do sth (= choose to) → juger bon de faire qch
as one sees fit
They can spend the money as they see fit → Ils peuvent dépenser l'argent comme ils jugent bon de le faire., Ils peuvent dépenser l'argent comme bon leur semble.
(= attractive) [person] → canon f inv
vt
[clothes] [+ person] → aller à
to not fit sb (= be too big) → être trop grand(e) pour qn
These trousers don't fit me → Ce pantalon est trop grand pour moi. (= be too small) → être trop petit(e) pour qn
These trousers don't fit me → Ce pantalon est trop petit pour moi.
(= match) [+ lifestyle, theory] → correspondre à; [+ needs] → répondre à
the punishment should fit the crime → le châtiment doit être proportionné au crime
(= apply to) [+ case, person] → correspondre à
(= adjust) [+ garment] → ajuster
(= put in) → installer, poser
He fitted an alarm in his car → Il a installé une alarme dans sa voiture.
to fit sth to sth → adapter qch à qch
She fitted a plug to the hair dryer → Elle a adapté une prise au sèche-cheveux.
(= equip) → équiper
to fit sth with sth [+ kitchen, bathroom] → équiper qch avec qch
vi
[clothes] → être à la bonne taille; [cover] → s'adapter
Does it fit? → Est-ce que c'est la bonne taille?
These shoes don't fit properly → Ces chaussures ne sont pas à la bonne taille.
to fit perfectly → aller parfaitement
[parts] → s'adapter
(in space, gap)entrer, tenir
n
(= seizure) → crise f
to have a fit (= seizure) → faire une crise; (epileptic)faire une crise d'épilepsie (= be furious) → piquer une crise
My Mum will have a fit when she sees the carpet! → Ma mère va piquer une crise quand elle va voir la moquette!
(= attack) a fit of coughing → une quinte de toux
a fit of laughter → une crise de rire
a fit of anger → un accès de colère
a fit of giggles, a fit of the giggles → un fou rire
a fit of hysterics → une crise de nerfs
by fits and starts, in fits and starts → par à-coups
[garment] to be a good fit → être à la bonne taille
fit in
vi
[member of group] → s'adapter
She fitted in well at her new school → Elle s'est bien adaptée à sa nouvelle école.
to fit in with sb's plans → s'adapter en fonction des plans de qn
(= be accommodated)
The chapel was so small that only 26 people could fit in → La chapelle était tellement petite qu'elle ne pouvait contenir que 26 personnes.
(= match) to fit in with sth [+ fact, story] → cadrer avec qch
That story doesn't fit in with what he told us → Cette histoire ne cadre pas avec ce qu'il nous a dit.
(= harmonize) [style, feature] → s'accorder
to fit in with sth → cadrer avec qch
Does it fit in with your existing room scheme? → Est-ce que cela cadre avec le plan de la pièce?
vt sep (= find time for) [+ patient, client] → prendre; [+ activity] → prendre du temps pour
fit into
vt fus
[person] [+ group] → s'intégrer à
[object] [+ space, container] → tenir dans
[component] [+ slot] → entrer
fit out
vt sep (British) (= equip) → équiper
fit up
vt sep
(British) (= frame) to fit sb up → faire porter le chapeau à qn
(= equip) → équiper

fit

1
adj (+er)
(= suitable, suited for sth)geeignet; time, occasiongünstig; fit to eatessbar; fit to drinktrinkbar; is this meat still fit to eat?kann man dieses Fleisch noch essen?; fit for (human) consumptionzum Verzehr (durch Menschen) geeignet; fit for habitation or to live inbewohnbar; to be fit to be seensich sehen lassen können; she’s not fit to be a mothersie ist als Mutter völlig ungeeignet; this coat is fit for the dustbin (Brit) or trash can (US) → dieser Mantel gehört in den Mülleimer
(= deserving) a man like that is not fit to have such a good wifeein Mann wie er verdient so eine gute Frau nicht or ist eine so gute Frau nicht wert; you’re not fit to be spoken todu bist es nicht wert or verdienst es nicht, dass man sich mit dir unterhält
(= right and proper)richtig, angebracht; I’ll do as I think or see fitich handle, wie ich es für richtig halte; to see fit to do somethinges für richtig or angebracht halten, etw zu tun; he did not see fit to cooperateer hat es nicht für nötig gehalten zu kooperieren; as is only fitwie es sich gebührt; it is only fites ist nur recht und billig
(in health) → gesund; sportsman etcfit, in Form; she is not yet fit to travelsie ist noch nicht reisefähig; only the fittest survivenur die Geeignetsten überleben; (people) → nur die Gesunden überleben; (in business etc) → nur die Starken können sich halten
to laugh fit to burstvor Lachen beinahe platzen; to be fit to drop (Brit) → zum Umfallen müde sein
(Brit sl: = sexy) girl, boyscharf (inf)
n (of clothes)Passform f; it is a very good/bad fites sitzt or passt wie angegossen/nicht gut; it’s a bit of a tight fit (clothes) → es ist etwas eng; (timing, parking) → es geht gerade (noch)
vt
(cover, sheet, nut etc)passen auf (+acc); (key etc)passen in (+acc); (clothes etc)passen (+dat); this coat fits you betterdieser Mantel passt Ihnen besser or sitzt bei Ihnen besser; “one size fits all”„Einheitsgröße“; that part won’t fit this machinedas Teil passt nicht für diese Maschine; the washing machine won’t fit this spacedie Waschmaschine passt nicht in diese Lücke; to make a ring fit somebodyjdm einen Ring anpassen
(= be suitable for) sb’s plans, a theory etcpassen in (+acc); needserfüllen; moodpassen zu
she was fitted for her wedding dressihr Hochzeitskleid wurde ihr angepasst
(= put on, attach)anbringen (→ to an +dat); tyre, lockmontieren, anbringen; double glazingeinsetzen, anbringen; (= put in)einbauen (→ in in +acc); (= furnish, provide with)ausstatten; to fit a key in the lockeinen Schlüssel ins Schloss stecken; to fit a bulb in its socketeine Glühbirne in die Fassung drehen or schrauben; to fit a bolt to a dooreine Tür mit einem Riegel versehen; to fit a car with an alarmeine Alarmanlage in ein Auto einbauen, ein Auto mit einer Alarmanlage ausstatten; to have a new kitchen fittedeine neue Küche einbauen lassen
(= match) description, facts, circumstancesentsprechen (+dat); to make the punishment fit the crimeeine dem Vergehen angemessene Strafe verhängen
vi
(= be right size, shape: dress etc, key) → passen; my CV fits on one pagemein Lebenslauf passt auf eine Seite or hat auf einer Seite Platz
(= correspond)zusammenstimmen or -passen; the facts don’t fitdie Fakten sind widersprüchlich; it all fitses passt alles zusammen; there’s still one piece of evidence that doesn’t fitda ist immer noch ein Indiz, das nicht dazupasst

fit

2
n (Med, fig) → Anfall m; fit of coughing/angerHusten-/Wutanfall m; in a fit of angerin einem Anfall von Wut; fit of remorseAnwandlung for Anfall mvon Reue; in or by fits and startsstoßweise; he wrote this novel in fits and startser hat diesen Roman in mehreren Anläufen geschrieben; to be in fits (of laughter)sich vor Lachen biegen or kugeln (inf); he’d have a fit (fig inf)er würde (ja) einen Anfall kriegen (inf)

fit

1 [fɪt]
1. adj (-ter (comp) (-test (superl)))
a. (suitable) → adatto/a; (proper) → appropriato/a, conveniente
fit for → adatto/a a
to be fit for sth → andare bene per qc
to be fit for nothing → non essere buono/a a niente
a meal fit for a king → un pranzo da re
he's not fit for the job → non è la persona adatta per questo lavoro
fit for habitation → abitabile
he is not fit company for my daughter → non è la compagnia adatta per mia figlia
he's not fit to teach → non è adatto all'insegnamento
he's not fit to drive → non è in condizione di guidare
you're not fit to be seen → non sei presentabile
it's not fit to eat or to be eaten → non è mangiabile or commestibile
I'm fit to drop (fam) → sto per crollare
do as you think or see fit → fai come meglio credi
b. (in health) → in forma (Sport) → in buone condizioni fisiche, in forma
to keep fit → tenersi in forma
to be fit for work (after illness) → essere in grado di riprendere il lavoro
to be (as) fit as a fiddle → essere sano/a come un pesce
2. n to be a good fit (shoes) → calzare bene; (clothes) → andare or stare bene
it's a rather tight fit → mi sta un po' stretto
3. vt
a. (subj, clothes) → andare/stare bene a; (key) → adattarsi a
it fits you well → ti sta bene
it fits me like a glove → mi sta a pennello
b. (match, facts) → concordare con; (000, description) → corrispondere a
the punishment should fit the crime → la punizione dovrebbe essere adeguata al reato
c. (put in place) → mettere, fissare
to fit a key in the lock → mettere una chiave nella serratura
to have a carpet fitted → far mettere la moquette
to fit sth into place → sistemare qc
to fit sth on sth → mettere qc a or su qc
d. (equip) → fornire, dotare, equipaggiare
a car fitted with a radio → una macchina fornita di radio
she has been fitted with a new hearing aid → le hanno messo un nuovo apparecchio acustico
e. (make fit) → rendere adatto/a; (adjust) → aggiustare
to fit a dress (on sb) → provare un vestito (a qn)
her experience fits her for the job → la sua esperienza la rende adatta a questo lavoro
4. vi
a. (clothes) → andare or stare bene; (part) → adattarsi; (key, object) → andare, entrare
b. (match, facts) → quadrare; (story) → reggere; (description) → calzare
it all fits now! → tutto è chiaro adesso!
fit in
1. vi + adv (person) → adattarsi
to fit in (with) (fact, statement) → corrispondere (con), concordare (con)
to fit in with sb's plans → adattarsi ai progetti di qn
he left because he didn't fit in → se ne è andato perché non riusciva ad integrarsi
2. vt + adv (object) → far entrare (fig) (appointment, visitor) → trovare il tempo per; (plan, activity) to fit in (with)conciliare (con)
fit out vt + adv (Brit) (ship) → allestire, equipaggiare; (person) → fornire, equipaggiare
fit up vt + adv
a. (provide) to fit sb up with sthfornire qc a qn
b. (arrange, room) → attrezzare
c. (fam) (incriminate) → incastrare

fit

2 [fɪt] n
a. (Med) → attacco
to have or suffer a fit → avere un attacco di convulsioni
fit of coughing → attacco di tosse
b. (outburst) → accesso
fit of anger/enthusiasm → accesso d'ira/d'entusiasmo
to have a fit of crying → scoppiare in un pianto dirotto
to get a fit of the giggles → avere un attacco di ridarella
to have or throw a fit (fam) → andare su tutte le furie
to be in fits (of laughter) → scoppiare dalle risa
by or in fits and starts → a sbalzi

fit1

(fit) adjective
1. in good health. I am feeling very fit.
2. suitable; correct for a particular purpose or person. a dinner fit for a king.
noun
the right size or shape for a particular person, purpose etc. Your dress is a very good fit.
verb
past tense, past participle ˈfitted -.
1. to be the right size or shape (for someone or something). The coat fits (you) very well.
2. to be suitable for. Her speech fitted the occasion.
3. to put (something) in position. You must fit a new lock on the door.
4. to supply with; to equip with. She fitted the cupboard with shelves.
fitness noun
Physical fitness is essential for this kind of job.
ˈfitter noun
a person who puts the parts of a machine together.
ˈfitting adjective
suitable. a fitting occasion.
noun
1. something, eg a piece of furniture, which is fixed, especially in a house etc. kitchen fittings.
2. the trying-on of a dress etc and altering to make it fit. I am having a fitting for my wedding-dress tomorrow.
fit in (often with with)
to be able to live, exist etc in agreement or harmony. She doesn't fit in with the other children.
fit out
to provide with everything necessary (clothes, equipment etc). The shop fitted them out with everything they needed for their journey.
see/think fit
to consider that some action is right, suitable etc. You must do as you see fit (to do).

fit2

(fit) noun
1. a sudden attack of illness, especially epilepsy. She suffers from fits.
2. something which happens as suddenly as this. a fit of laughter/coughing.
by fits and starts
irregularly; often stopping and starting again. He did his work by fits and starts.

fit

صَالِح, مِقْياس, يُناسِبُ pasovat, střih, vhodný egnet, passe, passer godt Anfall, gesund, passen κατάλληλος, ταιριάζω, ταίριασμα adecuado, ajuste, apto, encajar, quedar bien sopia, sopiva, sopivuus adapté, convenir, être à la bonne taille podesan, pristajanje, pristajati adatto, misura, stare bene 発作, 適した, 適する 맞다, 알맞은, 어울림 geschikt, passen, passend anfall, egnet, passe (for) dopasowywanie, dostosować, odpowiedni convulsão, em boa forma, encaixamento, servir быть впору, подходящий, пригонка anfall, i god form, passa เหมาะ, ความพอดี, พอดี uydurmak, uygun, uyma phù hợp, sự vừa vặn, vừa 合适, 合适的, 适合

fit

n. ataque súbito; convulsión;
vi. [glasses] ajustar, encajar, montar;
a. [suitable] adecuado-a:

fit

adj (comp fitter; super fittest) en forma, en buen estado físico; n (attack) ataque m, acceso, (outburst) arranque m, arrebato; — of rage arranque or arrebato de ira; vt, vi (pret & pp fitted; ger fitting) (shoes, clothing) quedar (bien); (glasses, etc.) ajustar; You need shoes that fit (you) better..Ud. necesita zapatos que le queden mejor.
References in classic literature ?
The slippers went on at once, a new handkerchief was slipped into her pocket, well scented with Amy's cologne, the rose was fastened in her bosom, and the nice gloves were pronounced a perfect fit.
When she had reached a safe distance and was about to turn a corner into a second hallway she stopped and bracing herself with her hands waited, thinking to shake off a trembling fit of weakness that had come upon her.
At last he was shut off by a coughing fit which fairly choked him.
She wanted an excellent and stylish fit, she told the young fellow who served her, and she did not mind the difference of a dollar or two more in the price so long as she got what she desired.
We relieve our conscience by the confession, at all events leaving it to exercise its authority as it may see fit.
That's good from YOU, miss," said Dick, giving way to a fit of hilarity.
But, even as a ray of sunshine, fall into what dismal place it may, instantaneously creates for itself a propriety in being there, so did it seem altogether fit that the girl should be standing at the threshold.
He was very particular in letting out and taking in the straps, to fit my head comfortably; then he brought a saddle, but it was not broad enough for my back; he saw it in a minute and went for another, which fitted nicely.
You will find that the clause which devises the whole residue of your husband's estate to Admiral Bartram ends in these terms: to be by him applied to such uses as he may think fit.
Then again: I am heavily in debt - very heavily for me, who have now no expectations - and I have been bred to no calling, and I am fit for nothing.
This was all my master thought fit to tell me, at that time, of what passed in the grand council.
Not only were the texture and pattern uncommonly beautiful, but the clothes which were made of the stuff possessed this wonderful property that they were invisible to anyone who was not fit for his office, or who was unpardonably stupid.