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Fit vs. Fitted

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  • Fit (adjective)

    Suitable, proper.

    "You have nothing to say about it. I'll do exactly as I see fit."

  • Fit (adjective)

    Adapted to a purpose or environment.

    "survival of the fittest"

  • Fit (adjective)

    In good shape; physically well.

    "You don't have to be a good climber for Kilimanjaro, but you do have to be fit."

  • Fit (adjective)

    Good looking, fanciable, attractive, beautiful.

    "I think the girl working in the office is fit."

  • Fit (adjective)

    Prepared; ready.

  • Fit (verb)

    To be suitable for.

    "It fits the purpose."

  • Fit (verb)

    To conform to in size and shape.

    "The small shirt doesn't fit me, so I'll buy the medium size."

    "If I lose a few kilos, the gorgeous wedding dress might fit me."

  • Fit (verb)

    To be of the right size and shape

    "I wanted to borrow my little sister's jeans, but they didn't fit."

    "That plug fit into the other socket, but it won't go in this one."

  • Fit (verb)

    To make conform in size and shape.

    "I want to fit the drapes to the windows."

  • Fit (verb)

    To be in agreement with.

    "These definitions fit most of the usage."

  • Fit (verb)

    To adjust.

    "The regression program fit a line to the data."

  • Fit (verb)

    To attach, especially when requiring exact positioning or sizing.

  • Fit (verb)

    To equip or supply.

    "The chandler will fit us with provisions for a month."

  • Fit (verb)

    To make ready.

    "I'm fitting the ship for a summer sail home."

  • Fit (verb)

    To be seemly.

  • Fit (verb)

    To be proper or becoming.

  • Fit (verb)

    To be in harmony.

    "The paint, the fabrics, the rugs all fit."

  • Fit (verb)

    To suffer a fit.

  • Fit (noun)

    The degree to which something fits.

    "This shirt is a bad fit."

    "Since he put on weight, his jeans have been a tight fit."

  • Fit (noun)

    Conformity of elements one to another.

    "It's hard to get a good fit using second-hand parts."

  • Fit (noun)

    The part of an object upon which anything fits tightly.

  • Fit (noun)

    How well a particular commercial execution captures the character or values of a brand.

    "The Wonder Bread advertising research results showed the “White Picket Fence” commercial had strong fit ratings."

  • Fit (noun)

    Goodness of fit.

  • Fit (noun)

    The quality of a partnership's combined holding of cards in a suit, particularly of trump.

    "During the auction, it is often a partnership's goal to find an eight-card major suit fit."

  • Fit (noun)

    A section of a poem or ballad.

  • Fit (noun)

    A seizure or convulsion.

    "My grandfather died after having a fit."

  • Fit (noun)

    A sudden and vigorous appearance of a symptom over a short period of time.

  • Fit (noun)

    A sudden outburst of emotion.

    "He had a laughing fit which lasted more than ten minutes."

    "She had a fit and threw all of his clothes out through the window."

    "He threw a fit when his car broke down."

  • Fit (noun)

    A sudden burst (of an activity).

  • Fitted (verb)

    ("to tailor, to change size")

  • Fitted (verb)

    (other senses)

  • Fitted (verb)

    inflection of fit||past|part|gloss=to tailor, change size

  • Fitted (verb)

    (other senses)

  • Fitted (adjective)

    Incorporating all of the fittings into connected units.

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  • Fit (adjective)

    of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose

    "the house was not fit for human habitation"

    "is the water clean and fit to drink?"

  • Fit (adjective)

    having the requisite qualities or skills to undertake something competently

    "the party was fit to govern"

  • Fit (adjective)

    suitable and correct according to accepted social standards

    "a fit subject on which to correspond"

  • Fit (adjective)

    having reached such an extreme condition as to be on the point of doing the thing specified

    "he baited even his close companions until they were fit to kill him"

  • Fit (adjective)

    ready

    "well, are you fit?"

  • Fit (adjective)

    in good health, especially because of regular physical exercise

    "the measures would ensure a leaner, fitter company"

    "my family keep fit by walking and cycling"

  • Fit (adjective)

    sexually attractive; good-looking

    "who's this fit babe?"

  • Fit (verb)

    be of the right shape and size for

    "those jeans still fit me"

    "the shoes fitted better after being stretched"

  • Fit (verb)

    try clothing on (someone) in order to make or alter it to the correct size

    "she was about to be fitted for her costume"

  • Fit (verb)

    be of the right size, shape, or number to occupy a particular place

    "Fiona says we can all fit in her car"

  • Fit (verb)

    install or fix (something) into place

    "they fitted smoke alarms to their home"

  • Fit (verb)

    provide (something) with a particular component or article

    "most tools can be fitted with a new handle"

  • Fit (verb)

    join or cause to join together to form a whole

    "their bodies fitted together perfectly"

    "many physicists tried to fit together the various pieces of the puzzle"

  • Fit (verb)

    be compatible or in agreement with; match

    "the landlord had not seen anyone fitting that description"

  • Fit (verb)

    be suitable or appropriate for

    "the punishment should fit the crime"

  • Fit (verb)

    (of an attribute, qualification, or skill) make (someone) suitable to fulfil a particular role or undertake a particular task

    "an MSc fits the student for a professional career"

  • Fit (verb)

    have an epileptic fit

    "he started fitting uncontrollably"

  • Fit (noun)

    the particular way in which something, especially a garment or component, fits

    "the dress was a perfect fit"

  • Fit (noun)

    the particular way in which things match

    "a close fit between teachers' qualifications and their teaching responsibilities"

  • Fit (noun)

    the correspondence between observed data and the values expected by theory.

  • Fit (noun)

    a sudden attack of convulsions and/or loss of consciousness, typical of epilepsy and some other medical conditions

    "the child had frequent fits"

  • Fit (noun)

    a sudden short period of uncontrollable coughing, laughter, etc.

  • Fit (noun)

    a sudden burst of intense emotion

    "he had killed her in a fit of jealous rage"

  • Fit (noun)

    a section of a poem.

  • Fitted (adjective)

    made or shaped to fill a space or to cover something closely or exactly

    "navy-blue fitted sheets"

    "the blouse has a fitted bodice"

  • Fitted (adjective)

    (of a carpet) cut and laid to cover a floor completely.

  • Fitted (adjective)

    (of furniture) built to be fixed into a particular space

    "a fitted wardrobe"

  • Fitted (adjective)

    (of a room) equipped with matching units of fitted furniture

    "a fitted kitchen"

  • Fitted (adjective)

    attached to or provided with a particular component or article

    "a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle"

  • Fitted (adjective)

    having the appropriate qualities or skills to do something

    "I don't think he was fitted for the job"

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