1 fitting, appropriate, fitted, suitable, suited, adapted, apt, meet, apropos, applicable; befitting, becoming, convenient, proper, right, correct, fitting:
Those books are not fit for children. It's not a fit night out for man or beast.
2 prepared, ready, able, capable, qualified, worthy, right, adequate:
The question is, is such a man fit to lead men into battle?
3 healthy, well, hale, hearty, stalwart, vigorous, strong, sturdy, robust, strapping, able-bodied, in good shape or trim or condition, in fine fettle:
Is she fit enough to run in the marathon?
4 ready, angry, troubled, upset, inclined, disposed, ready or likely or about to, exhausted enough:
I worked till I was fit to drop. Mr Barrett was coughing fit to burst.
5 befit, suit, become, be suited to, be suitable or appropriate for, answer, satisfy:
This computer program does not fit my needs.
6 join, conform, go (together), match, correspond, dovetail, tally:
I cannot make the parts fit.
7 adjust, modify, change, adapt, alter, accommodate, shape, fashion:
You will just have to fit your schedule to conform to ours.
8 equip, supply, furnish, provide, outfit, fit out or up, install or instal, rig out, gear up:
I am having my boat fitted with radar.
1 attack, seizure, convulsion, spasm, spell, paroxysm, bout, throe:
She has periodic fits of severe depression.
2 outburst, outbreak, paroxysm, spell, period:
Occasionally, Gurning would go into a fit of hysterical laughter.
3 tantrum; eruption, explosion:
She throws a fit if I so much as mention Maria's name.
4 by fits and starts. sporadically, occasionally, fitfully, spasmodically, intermittently, erratically, haphazardly, now and then, irregularly, unsystematically; unreliably:
The fridge works only by fits and starts.
be, feel, look, seem | become, get
the struggle to get fit and stay fit
| keep, stay
Go for a little jog to keep fit.
| make sb
Exercising once a week is not enough to make you fit.
| keep sb
gentle exercises designed to keep you fit
extremely, fighting, really, very
He seemed fighting fit and ready for action.
John isn't fully fit yet after his operation.
| fairly, pretty, quite, reasonably | physically
She felt physically fitter and more alive than she could ever remember.
The doctor said she was now fit for work.
as fit as a fiddle
(= very healthy),
fit and healthy/well
She looks really fit and well.
| fit and ready
consider sth, see, think
The newspaper did not see fit to publish my letter (= and I criticize it for that). You must do as you think fit (= but I don't agree with your decision).
The food was not fit for human consumption.
fit and proper
(law) circumstances in which someone is not considered a fit and proper person to run a bank
| fit for a king
It was a meal fit for a king (= of very good quality).
| in no fit state
He's so angry he's in no fit state to see anyone.
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