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Definition of fit:

  1. A darting point; a sudden emission.
  2. A mood of any kind which masters or possesses one for a time; a temporary, absorbing affection; a paroxysm; as, a fit melancholy, of passion, or of laughter.
  3. A passing humor; a caprice; a sudden and unusual effort, activity, or motion, followed by relaxation or insction; an impulse and irregular action.
  4. A stroke or blow.
  5. A sudden and violent attack of a disorder; a stroke of disease, as of epilepsy or apoplexy, which produces convulsions or unconsciousness; a convulsion; a paroxysm; hence, a period of exacerbation of a disease; in general, an attack of disease; as, a fit of sickness.
  6. Adapted to an end, object, or design; suitable by nature or by art; suited by character, qualitties, circumstances, education, etc.; qualified; competent; worthy.
  7. Conformed to a standart of duty, properiety, or taste; convenient; meet; becoming; proper.
  8. imp. & p. p. of Fight.
  9. In Old English, a song; a strain; a canto or portion of a ballad; a passus.
  10. Prepared; ready.
  11. The coincidence of parts that come in contact.
  12. The part of an object upon which anything fits tightly.
  13. The quality of being fit; adjustment; adaptedness; as of dress to the person of the wearer.
  14. To be adjusted to a particular shape or size; to suit; to be adapted; as, his coat fits very well.
  15. To be proper or becoming.
  16. To be suitable to; to answer the requirements of; to be correctly shaped and adjusted to; as, if the coat fits you, put it on.
  17. To bring to a required form and size; to shape aright; to adapt to a model; to adjust; - said especially of the work of a carpenter, machinist, tailor, etc.
  18. To make fit or suitable; to adapt to the purpose intended; to qualify; to put into a condition of readiness or preparation.
  19. To supply with something that is suitable or fit, or that is shaped and adjusted to the use required.


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