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fit /fɪt/ verb (past tense and past participle fitted also fit, present participle fitting)
fit adjective (comparative fitter, superlative fittest)


شایسته بودن برای مناسب بودن ، درخور ، قابل ، مناسب ، اندازه بودن ، تجهیز کردن ، لایق شایسته ، حمله (در صرع) ، برازنده ، ا گنجیدن ، علوم مهندسی: چسبان ، روانشناسی: برازاندن ، علوم نظامی: مجهز بودن

: fit (to)

جفت و جور کردن (چوبکاری) ، معماری: جفت و جور کردن
کامپیوتر: اندازه شدن

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

fit
[verb]
Synonyms:
- match, accord, belong, conform, correspond, meet, suit, tally
- prepare, arm, equip, fit out, kit out, provide
- adapt, adjust, alter, arrange, customize, modify, shape, tweak (informal)
[adjective]
Synonyms:
- appropriate, apt, becoming, correct, fitting, proper, right, seemly, suitable
- healthy, able-bodied, hale, in good shape, robust, strapping, trim, well
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[noun]
Synonyms:
- seizure, attack, bout, convulsion, paroxysm, spasm
- outbreak, bout, burst, outburst, spell
Antonyms: unfit
Contrasted words: improper, inadequate, inappropriate, unsuitable, false, wrong
Related Idioms: fit as a fiddle
Related Words: adapted, adjusted, congruous, consonant, decent, decorous, acceptable, adequate, tolerable, able, competent
English Thesaurus: healthy, well, fine, all right/OK, better, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. fit1 S1 W2 /fɪt/ verb (past tense and past participle fitted also fit American English, present participle fitting)

1. CLOTHES
a) [intransitive, transitive not in progressive] if a piece of clothing fits you, it is the right size for your body:
His clothes did not fit him very well.
The uniform fitted her perfectly.
The jacket’s fine, but the trousers don’t fit.
I know this dress is going to fit you like a glove (=fit you very well).
Use fit to say that clothes are not too big or too small. Use suit to say that clothes look attractive on someone: The dress fits, but it doesn’t suit me.
b) [transitive usually passive] to try a piece of clothing on someone to see if it is the right size for them, or to make sure a special piece of equipment is right for them
fit somebody for something
I’m being fitted for a new suit tomorrow.
fit somebody with something
He may need to be fitted with a hearing aid.

2. RIGHT SIZE/SHAPE
a) [intransitive and transitive] if something fits in a place, it is the right size or shape to go there:
I couldn’t find a key which fitted the lock.
Most cookers are designed to fit level with your work tops.
fit in/into/under etc
The plastic cover fits neatly over the frame.
b) [transitive always + adverb/preposition] to put something carefully into a place that is the right size or shape for it:
She fitted the last piece into the jigsaw puzzle.

3. ENOUGH SPACE [intransitive and transitive] if something fits into a place, there is enough space for it:
I wanted to put the wardrobe behind the door, but I don’t think it’ll fit.
You might be able to fit some small flowering plants between the larger bushes.
fit somebody/something in/into something
I don’t think we’ll be able to fit any more people into the car.
We should be able to fit one more in.

4. EQUIPMENT/PART [transitive] to put a piece of equipment into a place, or a new part onto a machine, so that it is ready to be used
fit something on/to etc something
I need to fit a lock on the door.
Anti-theft devices are fitted to all our cars.
be fitted with something
The windows are all fitted with security locks.

5. MATCH/BE SUITABLE [intransitive and transitive] if something fits another thing, it is similar to it or suitable for it:
The punishment should fit the crime.
Police said the car fits the description of the stolen vehicle.
Scientists often select facts to fit their theories.
He didn’t fit the conventional image of a banker.
fit with
The rhythm should fit with the meaning of a poem.

6. fit somebody for something formal to make someone suitable for something or able to do something:
His natural authority fitted him for a senior position.

7. fit the bill to be the type of person or thing that you want:
We wanted an experienced sportscaster, and Waggoner fit the bill.

8. if the cap fits (, wear it) British English, if the shoe fits (, wear it) American English spoken used to tell someone that you think a criticism of them is true:
‘So you think I’m a liar.’ ‘Well, if the cap fits ...’
sb’s face doesn’t fit at face1(20)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. fit2 S2 W3 adjective (comparative fitter, superlative fittest)
[Word Family: noun: fit, fitting, fitness, fitter, misfit; adjective: fitted, fitting, fitunfit; verb: fit; adverb: fittingly]
[Date: 1400-1500; Origin: Perhaps from fit1]

1. STRONG someone who is fit is strong and healthy, especially because they exercise regularly Antonym : unfit:
You must be very fit if you do so much running.
He was young, good-looking, and physically fit.
I swim twice a week to try and keep fit.
fit for
He may not be fit for Saturday’s match.
fit to do something
I don’t know if I’ll be fit enough to take part in the race.
Psychiatrists said he was fit to stand trial (=he was mentally healthy enough).
She’s over eighty now, but still as fit as a fiddle (=very fit).
fighting fit British English (=very fit)
I had just come back from holiday and was fighting fit.

2. SUITABLE suitable or good enough for something Antonym : unfit
fit for
We made sure the land was fit for drilling.
The food was not fit for human consumption.
This book is not fit for publication!
fit to do something
He is not fit to govern this country!
This room is not fit to be seen!

3. see/think fit (to do something) to decide that something is the best thing to do, especially when other people do not agree with you:
The government saw fit to ignore our advice.
Sort out the problem in any way you think fit.

4. in a fit state (to do something) especially British English healthy enough or in good enough condition for something:
I was still very shocked and in no fit state to work.
We’ll have to make sure the house is in a fit state to receive visitors.

5. fit for a king of very good quality:
The meal they provided was fit for a king.

6. ATTRACTIVE British English sexually attractive

7. fit to drop British English informal extremely tired Synonym : exhausted:
It was getting late and most of us were fit to drop.

8. fit to burst British English informal if you are laughing, shouting etc fit to burst, you are doing it a lot:
The girls were laughing fit to burst.

9. fit to be tied American English very angry, anxious, or upset:
I was fit to be tied when she didn’t come home until 2 a.m.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. fit3 noun
[Word Family: noun: fit, fitting, fitness, fitter, misfit; adjective: fitted, fitting, fitunfit; verb: fit; adverb: fittingly]
[Language: Old English; Origin: fitt 'disagreement, opposition, fighting']

1. EMOTION [countable] a time when you feel an emotion very strongly and cannot control your behaviour
fit of
She killed him in a fit of temper.
He quit his job in a fit of drunken depression.

2. LOSE CONSCIOUSNESS [countable] a short period of time when someone loses consciousness and cannot control their body because their brain is not working properly:
She used to have fits as a baby.
people who suffer from epileptic fits

3. LAUGH/COUGH [countable] a short time during which you laugh or cough a lot in a way that you cannot control:
He had a violent coughing fit.
fit of
The girls collapsed into a fit of the giggles.
We were all in fits of laughter trying to clear up the mess.
Carl had us all in fits (=made us laugh a lot) with his stories.

4. have/throw a fit informal to be very angry or shocked:
If your mother finds out about this, she’ll have a fit.

5. RIGHT SIZE [singular] the way in which something fits on your body or fits into a space:
The dress was a perfect fit.
I managed to get everything into the suitcase, but it was a tight fit.

6. SUITABLE [singular] formal if there is a fit between two things, they are similar to each other or are suitable for each other
fit between
We must be sure that there’s a fit between the needs of the children and the education they receive.

7. in/by fits and starts if something happens in fits and starts, it does not happen smoothly, but keeps starting and then stopping again:
Technology advances by fits and starts.
He spoke in fits and starts.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

IV. fit4 verb (past tense and past participle fitted, present participle fitting) [intransitive] British English
to have a seizure (=a sudden condition in which someone cannot control the movements of their body):
The patient was fitting.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

fit
adj.
I. healthy
VERBS 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
ADV. extremely, fighting, really, very He seemed fighting fit and ready for action.
fully 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.
PREP. for The doctor said she was now fit for work.
PHRASES as fit as a fiddle (= very healthy), fit and healthy/well She looks really fit and well.
fit and ready

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

fit
II. suitable
VERBS 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).
PREP. for The food was not fit for human consumption.
PHRASES 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.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

fit
noun
I. sudden attack of illness
ADJ. bad, major | convulsive, epileptic, fainting
VERB + FIT be seized by/with (literary), have, suffer She suffered a major fit last year.
suffer from He suffers from fits of depression.
die of | bring on, cause, trigger (off) He suffers from a brain disorder that can trigger off convulsive fits.
control new drugs that can control fits
prevent
FIT + VERB happen, occur The fits usually occur at night.
PREP. during/in a ~ She hurt her arm during one of her fits.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

fit
II. short period of coughing/laughter/strong feeling
ADJ. coughing, screaming, sneezing
VERB + FIT have, throw My dad will throw a fit if he finds out!
burst into, collapse in/into, erupt in/into, fall into She collapsed in a fit of laughter.
bring on The cold air brought on one of his coughing fits.
FIT + VERB be over, pass When her coughing fit was over she continued to speak.
PREP. in a ~ of He pushed the referee in a fit of temper.
~ of a fit of anger/giggles
PHRASES have sb in fits (of laughter) The comedian had them all in fits of laughter.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

fit
III. way sth fits/way two things match
ADJ. good We need to achieve the best fit between the staff required and the staff available.
correct, exact, perfect | poor The door was a poor fit and didn't open properly.
close, snug, tight | loose | comfortable The jersey is a comfortable fit?not too tight and not too loose.
statistical
VERB + FIT achieve, get, produce File away any excess metal until a snug fit is achieved.
ensure The shoe has a special strap to ensure correct fit.
give (sth) The formula gives a much better fit to the experimental data.
PREP. ~ between the statistical fit between the interest rate and investment
PHRASES a lack of fit He argues that there is a lack of fit between our system of values and capitalism.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

fit
verb
I. right size/type
ADV. neatly, nicely, securely, snugly, tightly, well The pencils fit neatly into this box.
exactly, perfectly The screws fitted the holes exactly.
badly The top of the box fitted badly and some of the contents had spilled out.
easily That chair should fit into the room easily.
together These two pieces of wood fit together to make the base.
VERB + FIT be designed to The waste unit is designed to fit under the sink.
PREP. in, into, onto, over, under, etc. Will this box fit into the cupboard?

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

fit
II. agree/match
ADV. perfectly
PREP. for Your experience fits you perfectly for the job.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

fit
I.
verb
1.
BAD: You should see a doctor or specialist to find out which type of diet will fit you.
GOOD: You should see a doctor or specialist to find out which type of diet will suit you.
BAD: A school like Summerhill will not fit for everybody.
GOOD: A school like Summerhill will not suit everybody.

Usage Note:
fit = (of clothes, shoes, rings, etc) be the correct size and shape for you: 'These trousers don't fit me any more.' 'The next size up should fit.'
suit = be suitable: 'Try and choose a career that suits you.' 'You should buy a dictionary that suits your needs, not just any one.'

2.
BAD: Of course you will need some old paintings to fit the furniture.
GOOD: Of course you will need some old paintings to match the furniture.

Usage Note:
match (or go with ) = (of clothes, soft furnishings, etc) look good when seen together: 'We chose a dark green carpet to go with our yellow curtains.' 'I can't wear blue shoes with a black skirt - they don't match.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

fit
II.
adjective
BAD: A little exercise will help you to keep in fit.
GOOD: A little exercise will help you to keep fit.

Usage Note:
keep fit (WITHOUT in ): 'She keeps fit by jogging five miles every day.'
Compare: 'Cycling to work helps me to keep in shape.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

f.i.t.
Free of income tax

[TahlilGaran] Acronyms and Abbreviations Dictionary

FIT
See: Foreign Independent Tour

[TahlilGaran] Acronyms and Abbreviations Dictionary


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