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If something fits somewhere, it can be put there or is designed to be put there. a pocket computer which is small enough to fit into your pocket He folded his long legs to fit under the table
fit the bill: see bill to fit like a glove: see glove not in a fit state: see state see also fitted, fitting
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If something is a good fit, it fits well. Eventually he was happy that the sills and doors were a reasonably good fit
disapproval If you say that someone sees fit to do something, you mean that they are entitled to do it, but that you disapprove of their decision to do it. He's not a friend, you say, yet you saw fit to lend him money
If you are fitted for a particular piece of clothing, you try it on so that the person who is making it can see where it needs to be altered. She was being fitted for her wedding dress
If something fits something else or fits into it, it goes together well with that thing or is able to be part of it. Her daughter doesn't fit the current feminine ideal Fostering is a full-time job and you should carefully consider how it will fit into your career There's something about the way he talks of her that doesn't fit
If you fit something somewhere, you attach it there, or put it there carefully and securely. Fit hinge bolts to give extra support to the door lock Peter had built the overhead ladders, and the next day he fitted them to the wall
If someone is fit to do something, they have the appropriate qualities or skills that will allow them to do it. You're not fit to be a mother! He was not a fit companion for their skipper that particular morning. + fitness fit·ness There is a debate about his fitness for the highest office
If something fits someone for a particular task or role, it makes them good enough or suitable for it. a man whose past experience fits him for the top job in education It is not a person's gender that fits them to be a vicar but what is in their hearts
In American English the form fit is used in the present tense and sometimes also as the past tense and past participle of the verb. Please look at category
You can say that something fits a particular person or thing when it is appropriate or suitable for them or it. The punishment must always fit the crime. = match
If something fits, it is the right size and shape to go onto a person's body or onto a particular object. The sash, kimono, and other garments were made to fit a child She has to go to the men's department to find trousers that fit at the waist Line a tin with lightly-greased greaseproof paper, making sure the corners fit well
If you fit something into a particular space or place, you put it there. She fitted her key in the lock When the crown has been made you go back and the dentist will fit it into place
If something is fit for a particular purpose, it is suitable for that purpose. Of the seven bicycles we had, only two were fit for the road. safety measures intended to reassure consumers that the meat is fit to eat
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