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fit1 British & World English

Of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose

fit2 British & World English

A sudden attack of convulsions and/or loss of consciousness, typical of epilepsy and some other medical conditions

fit3 British & World English

A section of a poem

fit in fit1 British & World English

Be of the right shape and size for

e-fit British & World English

An electronic picture of the face of a person being sought by the police, created by a computer program from composite photographs of facial features

fit in in fit1 British & World English

Be socially compatible with other members of a group

fit in British & World English

Be socially compatible with other members of a group

fit-up British & World English

An instance of incriminating someone by falsifying evidence against them

see fit in fit1 British & World English

Consider it correct or acceptable to do something

see fit British & World English

Consider it correct or acceptable to do something

fit-out British & World English

An act of providing the necessary equipment for a house or flat, especially the final decoration and fitments

fit into in fit1 British & World English

Constitute part of a situation or larger structure

press fit British & World English

An interference fit between two parts in which one part is forced under pressure into a slightly smaller hole in the other

push fit British & World English

A fit between two parts in which one is connected to the other by manually pushing or sliding them together

keep-fit British & World English

Regular exercises to improve personal fitness and health

hissy fit British & World English

An angry outburst; a temper tantrum

fit someone/thing in in fit1 British & World English

Find room or have sufficient space for someone or something

fit someone/thing out in fit1 British & World English

Provide someone or something with the necessary equipment, clothes, or other items for a particular situation

fit someone up in fit1 British & World English

Incriminate someone by falsifying evidence against them

shrink-fit British & World English

Denoting clothing, especially denim jeans, designed to shrink to the desired size after initial washing

fighting fit British & World English

In excellent health

have a fit in fit2 British & World English

Be very shocked or angry

have a fit British & World English

Be very shocked or angry

fit the bill in bill1 British & World English

Be suitable for a particular purpose

fit the bill British & World English

Be suitable for a particular purpose

fit to bust British & World English

With great energy

fit someone up British & World English

Incriminate someone by falsifying evidence against them

interference fit British & World English

A fit between two parts in which the external dimension of one part slightly exceeds the internal dimension of the part into which it has to fit

fit into in fit in British & World English

Constitute part of a situation or larger structure

fitted British & World English

Attached to or provided with a particular component or article

fit as a fiddle British & World English

In very good health

fit for purpose in fit1 British & World English

(Of an institution, facility, etc.) well equipped or well suited for its designated role or purpose

give someone a fit in fit2 British & World English

Greatly shock or anger someone

fit for purpose British & World English

(Of an institution, facility, etc.) well equipped or well suited for its designated role or purpose

fit as a flea British & World English

In very good health

goodness of fit in goodness British & World English

The extent to which observed data matches the values expected by theory

goodness of fit British & World English

The extent to which observed data matches the values expected by theory

give someone a fit British & World English

Greatly shock or anger someone

fit someone/thing in British & World English

Find room or have sufficient space for someone or something

fit someone/thing out British & World English

Provide someone or something with the necessary equipment, clothes, or other items for a particular situation

fit someone like a glove in glove British & World English

(Of clothes) fit someone exactly

fit someone like a glove British & World English

(Of clothes) fit someone exactly

photofit British & World English

A reconstructed picture of a person, especially one sought by the police, made from composite photographs of facial features

temper British & World English

An angry state of mind

pique1 British & World English

A feeling of irritation or resentment resulting from a slight, especially to one’s pride


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