fit fit  /ˈfɪt/


  1. (n) a display of bad temper
  2. (n) a sudden uncontrollable attack
  3. (n) the manner in which something fits
  4. (n) a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)
  5. (v) be agreeable or acceptable to
  6. (v) be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
  7. (v) satisfy a condition or restriction
  8. (v) make fit
  9. (v) insert or adjust several objects or people
  10. (v) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
  11. (v) conform to some shape or size
  12. (v) provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
  13. (v) make correspond or harmonize
  14. (adj) meeting adequate standards for a purpose
  15. (adj) (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed
  16. (adj) physically and mentally sound or healthy


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  1. If you eat well and work out, it may not matter if you can't fit into your jeans.
  2. One initiative was the government's Trim and Fit Scheme, which subjects schoolchildren from age 9 to regular weight and fitness checks through a standardized national test.
  3. And it's a perfect fit.


  1. Reopening fit for a president

    Reopening fit for a president Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 8:32 pm, Monday, June 24, 2013 Personal objects and archival documents that chronicle the extraordinary life of Franklin D. Roosevelt were in danger of being damaged or destroyed. Aging and decades of deferred ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

  2. Fitness Boot Camp Franchise, Fit Body Boot Camp, Announces New Canada Location and Welcomes Fitness Expert Ray Ortiz ...

    The world’s fastest growing fitness boot camp franchise, Fit Body Boot Camp, says they are thrilled that fitness expert Ray Ortiz is opening a Fit Body Boot Camp in Vaughan because he is dedicated to helping the community lose weight and get in shape. (PRWeb June 24, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 24, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Rugby-Fit Smith thinks Wallabies had the best of the first test

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, June 24 (Reuters) - Flanker George Smith said he was fit and ready to play against the British and Irish Lions and thought Australia were the better team in the first test despite their defeat in Brisbane on Saturday. Smith, a veteran of 110 tests and Australia's victorious 2001 series against the Lions, has joined the squad for the second test as cover after the ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. But Stern said he decided to take action because Arenas "is not currently fit to take the court in an NBA game." "I put the NBA in a negative light and let down my teammates and our fans. I am very sorry for doing that."
    on Jan 6, 2010 By: David Stern Source: New York Daily News

  2. Mr Brown said the IMF had to be "rebuilt as fit for purpose [in] the modern world" and urged it to come to the aid of Iceland and any states in central Europe that needed help.
    on Oct 15, 2008 By: Gordon Brown Source: Irish Times

  3. "Americans could use this money as they see fit - to help meet theirmonthly bills, cover higher costs at the gas pump or pay for other basicnecessities," Bush said in a brief statement from the Roosevelt Room of theWhite House. "Letting...
    on Jan 19, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Chicago Tribune

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