Suitable+or+fit

  • 1 Fit — Fit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fitting}.] 1. To make fit or suitable; to adapt to the purpose intended; to qualify; to put into a condition of readiness or preparation. [1913 Webster] The time is fitted for the duty. Burke.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 fit — fit1 W2S1 [fıt] v past tense and past participle fitted also fit AmE present participle fitting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clothes)¦ 2¦(right size/shape)¦ 3¦(enough space)¦ 4¦(equipment/part)¦ 5¦(match/be suitable)¦ 6 fit somebody fo …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 fit — n Fit, attack, access, accession, paroxysm, spasm, convulsion are comparable when they denote a sudden seizure or spell resulting from an abnormal condition of body or mind. The last three are too specific in their technical medical senses to be… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 fit — fit1 [fit] vt. fitted or fit, fitting [ME fitten < ? or akin ? to ON fitja, to knit, tie ends of thread, akin to OHG fizza, skein of thread, ult. < IE * pedyo , fetter, lit., of the foot < base * ped , FOOT] 1. to be suitable or adapted… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 fit — I adjective able, acceptable, accommodated, adapted, adequate, adjusted, advantageous, advisable, applicable, apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt, aptus, becoming, befitting, capable, commodus, compatible, competent, concordant, conformable,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 fit — Ⅰ. fit [1] ► ADJECTIVE (fitter, fittest) 1) of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose. 2) in good health, especially through regular physical exercise. 3) (fit to do) informal on the point of doing. 4) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Fit — Fit, a. [Compar. {Fitter}; superl. {Fittest}.] [OE. fit, fyt; cf. E. feat neat, elegant, well made, or icel. fitja to web, knit, OD. vitten to suit, square, Goth. f?tjan to adorn. [root]77.] 1. Adapted to an end, object, or design; suitable by… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 suitable — I adjective acceptable, accommodating, accordant, adapted, adequate, admissible, advantageous, advisable, applicable, apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt, aptus, becoming, befitting, commensurate, commodious, compatible, condign, conformable,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 Fit — and FIT have several meanings.Fit can refer to: * Physical fitness, how well a person is suited for physical tasks. * Fitness (biology), how capable a being is at successfully passing on its genes. * tantrum * seizure, or any other sudden… …

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  • 10 fit — [adj1] suitable, appropriate able, adapted, adequate, advantageous, apposite, apt, becoming, befitting, beneficial, capable, comely, comme il faut, competent, conformable, convenient, correct, correspondent, deserving, desirable, due, equipped,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 fit in with — ˌfit ˈin with [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they fit in with he/she/it fits in with present participle fitting in with past tense …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 fit the bill — ► to be suitable for a particular purpose: »Some travel policies don t fit the bill, because they limit the amount of time you can spend abroad. Main Entry: ↑fit …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 fit for purpose — UK US adjective something that is fit for purpose is good enough to do the job it was designed to do European law dictates that goods must be fit for purpose when sold. Thesaurus: suitable or convenientsynonym …

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  • 14 fit for the job — suitable for the position, suitable for the undertaking …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 suitable — *fit, meet, proper, appropriate, fitting, apt, happy, felicitous Analogous words: *decorous, decent, seemly, proper, nice: advisable, *expedient, politic: *due, rightful, condign Antonyms: unsuitable: unbecoming …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 16 suitable — [adj] appropriate, acceptable advisable, applicable, apposite, apt, becoming, befitting, commodious, condign, convenient, copacetic, correct, cut out for*, deserved, due, expedient, felicitous, fit, fitting, good, good enough*, handy, happy, in… …

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  • 17 fit for a particular purpose — n. An item’s condition of being suitable for the purpose for which it is intended, usually as promised by the seller. See also warranty The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

    Law dictionary

  • 18 fit (or fill) the bill — be suitable for a particular purpose. → the Bill …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 fit like a glove — If something fits like a glove, it is suitable or the right size …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 20 fit — Suitable or appropriate. Conformable to a duty. Adapted to, designed, prepared. Words fit and proper on issue of custody in divorce cases are usually interpreted as meaning moral fitness. Farwell v. Farwell, 33 Wis.2d 324, 147 N.W.2d 289, 292 …

    Black's law dictionary