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 for Fit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fit \Fit\, v. i.
     1. To be proper or becoming.
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              Nor fits it to prolong the feast.     --Pope.
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     2. To be adjusted to a particular shape or size; to suit; to
        be adapted; as, his coat fits very well.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fit \Fit\, n.
     1. The quality of being fit; adjustment; adaptedness; as of
        dress to the person of the wearer.
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     2. (Mach.)
        (a) The coincidence of parts that come in contact.
        (b) The part of an object upon which anything fits
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     Fit rod (Shipbuilding), a gauge rod used to try the depth
        of a bolt hole in order to determine the length of the
        bolt required. --Knight.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fit \Fit\ (f[i^]t),
     imp. & p. p. of Fight. [Obs. or Colloq.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fit \Fit\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fitted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To make fit or suitable; to adapt to the purpose intended;
        to qualify; to put into a condition of readiness or
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              The time is fitted for the duty.      --Burke.
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              The very situation for which he was peculiarly
              fitted by nature.                     --Macaulay.
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     2. 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.
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              The carpenter . . . marketh it out with a line; he
              fitteth it with planes.               --Is. xliv.
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     3. To supply with something that is suitable or fit, or that
        is shaped and adjusted to the use required.
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              No milliner can so fit his customers with gloves.
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     4. 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.
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              That's a bountiful answer that fits all questions.
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              That time best fits the work.         --Shak.
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     To fit out, to supply with necessaries or means; to
        furnish; to equip; as, to fit out a privateer.
     To fit up, to furnish with things suitable; to make proper
        for the reception or use of any person; to prepare; as, to
        fit up a room for a guest.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fit \Fit\, n. [AS. fitt a song.]
     In Old English, a song; a strain; a canto or portion of a
     ballad; a passus. [Written also fitte, fytte, etc.]
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           To play some pleasant fit.               --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fit \Fit\, a. [Compar. Fitter (f[i^]t"t[~e]r); superl.
     Fittest (f[i^]t"t[e^]st).] [OE. fit, fyt; cf. E. feat neat,
     elegant, well made, or icel. fitja to web, knit, OD. vitten
     to suit, square, Goth. f[=e]tjan to adorn. [root]77.]
     1. Adapted to an end, object, or design; suitable by nature
        or by art; suited by character, qualities, circumstances,
        education, etc.; qualified; competent; worthy.
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              That which ordinary men are fit for, I am qualified
              in.                                   --Shak.
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              Fit audience find, though few.        --Milton.
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     2. Prepared; ready. [Obs.]
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              So fit to shoot, she singled forth among
              her foes who first her quarry's strength should
              feel.                                 --Fairfax.
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     3. Conformed to a standart of duty, properiety, or taste;
        convenient; meet; becoming; proper.
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              Is it fit to say a king, Thou art wicked? --Job
                                                    xxxiv. 18.
     Syn: Suitable; proper; appropriate; meet; becoming;
          expedient; congruous; correspondent; apposite; apt;
          adapted; prepared; qualified; competent; adequate.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fit \Fit\, n. [AS. fit strife, fight; of uncertain origin.
     [root] 77.]
     1. A stroke or blow. [Obs. or R.]
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              Curse on that cross, quoth then the Sarazin,
              That keeps thy body from the bitter fit. --Spenser.
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     2. 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.
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              And when the fit was on him, I did mark
              How he did shake.                     --Shak.
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     3. A mood of any kind which masters or possesses one for a
        time; a temporary, absorbing affection; a paroxysm; as, a
        fit of melancholy, of passion, or of laughter.
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              All fits of pleasure we balanced by an equal degree
              of pain.                              --Swift.
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              The English, however, were on this subject prone to
              fits of jealously.                    --Macaulay.
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     4. A passing humor; a caprice; a sudden and unusual effort,
        activity, or motion, followed by relaxation or inaction;
        an impulsive and irregular action.
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              The fits of the season.               --Shak.
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     5. A darting point; a sudden emission. [R.]
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              A tongue of light, a fit of flame.    --Coleridge.
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     By fits, By fits and starts, by intervals of action and
        repose; impulsively and irregularly; intermittently.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: meeting adequate standards for a purpose; "a fit subject
             for discussion"; "it is fit and proper that you be
             there"; "water fit to drink"; "fit for duty"; "do as you
             see fit to" [ant: unfit]
      2: (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or
         strongly disposed; "in no fit state to continue"; "fit to
         drop"; "laughing fit to burst"; "she was fit to scream";
         "primed for a fight"; "we are set to go at any time" [syn:
         fit(p), primed(p), set(p)]
      3: physically and mentally sound or healthy; "felt relaxed and
         fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise"
         [ant: unfit]
      n 1: a display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a
           tantrum"; "he made a scene" [syn: fit, tantrum,
           scene, conniption]
      2: a sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a
         fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter" [syn: paroxysm,
         fit, convulsion]
      3: the manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her
      4: a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason); "a
         burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning" [syn: burst,
      v 1: be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs" [syn:
           suit, accommodate, fit]
      2: be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired;
         "This piece won't fit into the puzzle" [syn: fit, go]
      3: satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the
         requirements for the degree?" [syn: meet, fit, conform
      4: make fit; "fit a dress"; "He fitted other pieces of paper to
         his cut-out"
      5: insert or adjust several objects or people; "Can you fit the
         toy into the box?"; "This man can't fit himself into our work
      6: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their
         characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many
         details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the
         check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the
         gun" [syn: match, fit, correspond, check, jibe,
         gibe, tally, agree] [ant: disaccord, disagree,
      7: conform to some shape or size; "How does this shirt fit?"
      8: provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The
         expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other
         necessities" [syn: equip, fit, fit out, outfit]
      9: make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater" [syn:
         match, fit]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  528 Moby Thesaurus words for "fit":
     Jacksonian epilepsy, Rolandic epilepsy, a propos,
     abdominal epilepsy, able, acceptable, access, accommodate,
     accommodate with, accord, according to Hoyle, accouter,
     acquired epilepsy, activated epilepsy, ad rem, adapt, adapt to,
     adaptation, adapted, adequate, adjust, adjust to, adjusted,
     adjustment, admissible, ado, advance, advantage, advantageous,
     advisable, affect epilepsy, agitation, agree with,
     akinetic epilepsy, alive and kicking, alter, ameliorate, amok,
     ample, answer, apoplexy, applicable, appoint, apposite, apprentice,
     appropriate, apropos, apt, arm, arrest, assimilate, assimilate to,
     attack, attune, au fait, auspicious, autonomic epilepsy, balance,
     balanced, barely sufficient, be OK, be guided by, be right,
     be there, become, becoming, befit, befitting, belong, bend,
     benefit, better, blaze, blockage, bother, botheration, break,
     break in, break up, breakup, breed, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed,
     bring up, bunkum, burst, bustle, cancel, capable, capacitate,
     caparison, cardiac epilepsy, cat fit, cataclysm, change,
     checked out, chime in with, chipper, climax, clonic spasm, clonus,
     comely, commensurate, commotion, compensate, competent, comply,
     comply with, compose, condign, condition, conditioning, conform,
     congruous, conniption, conniption fit, consonant, convenient,
     convert, convulsion, coordinate, correct, correspond,
     corresponding, cortical epilepsy, costume, counterbalance,
     counterpoise, countervail, cramp, cultivate, cursive epilepsy,
     cut to, cyclone, decent, decorous, defensible, deform, denature,
     deserved, desirable, develop, diastrophism, disaster, discipline,
     disguise, diurnal epilepsy, diversify, do, do the job,
     do the trick, dovetailing, dress, drill, duck fit, due, eclampsia,
     efficient, eligible, enable, enablement, enfranchised,
     enjoying health, enough, epilepsia, epilepsia gravior,
     epilepsia major, epilepsia minor, epilepsia mitior,
     epilepsia nutans, epilepsia tarda, epilepsy, epitasis, equal to,
     equalize, equate, equip, equipment, equitable, eruption, eupeptic,
     even, even up, evenhanded, exercise, expedient, explosion, fair,
     fair and square, fall in with, falling sickness, favorable,
     feasible, feery-fary, felicitous, ferment, fetch up, fever,
     fidgetiness, fill the bill, fine, fit and fine, fit in,
     fit of anger, fit of temper, fit out, fit up, fitted, fitted for,
     fitten, fitting, fix, flap, flare-up, flurry, fluster, flutter,
     flutteriness, focal epilepsy, follow, form, fortunate, forward,
     foster, frenzy, fructuous, full of beans, furnish, furnishing,
     furor, fury, fuss, fussiness, gale, gear, gear to, geared, get, go,
     go by, go together, good, good enough, grand mal, grip, groom,
     gust, habit, hale, happy, harmonize, haute mal, have its place,
     have place, healthful, healthy, heel, homologate, homologize,
     house-train, housebreak, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurricane,
     hysterical epilepsy, ictus, improve, in condition, in fine fettle,
     in fine whack, in good case, in good health, in good shape,
     in health, in high feather, in mint condition, in shape,
     in the pink, inspired, integrate, irruption, journeyman, just,
     just right, justifiable, justified, key to, kosher,
     larval epilepsy, laryngeal epilepsy, laryngospasm, latent epilepsy,
     lawful, legal, level, lick into shape, likely, lockjaw, lucky,
     maelstrom, make conform, make plumb, make uniform, make up, man,
     masquerade, matutinal epilepsy, measure, meet, meet and right,
     meliorate, menstrual epilepsy, merited, meshing, minimal, minimum,
     mitigate, modify, modulate, mold, munition, murderous insanity,
     musicogenic epilepsy, mutate, myoclonous epilepsy, nice,
     nocturnal epilepsy, normal, normative, not come amiss, nurse,
     nurture, observe, occlusion, on the button, opportune, orgasm,
     outbreak, outburst, outfit, overthrow, paroxysm, pat, petit mal,
     physiologic epilepsy, plenty, plenty good enough, poise, politic,
     pother, practice, prepare, proficient, profit, profitable, promote,
     proper, propitious, proportion, proportionate, providential,
     psychic epilepsy, psychokinesia, psychomotor epilepsy, put in trim,
     put in tune, put to school, quadrate, quake, qualification,
     qualified, qualify, rage, raise, re-create, ready, realign, rear,
     rebuild, recommendable, reconcile, reconstruct, rectify, redesign,
     refit, reflex epilepsy, reform, regulate, rehearse, relate,
     relevant, remake, renew, reshape, restlessness, restructure,
     revamp, revive, rig, rig out, rig up, right, right and proper,
     righteous, rightful, ring the changes, ripe, rotatoria,
     rub off corners, sane, satisfactory, scramble, seasonable, seemly,
     seizure, send to school, sensory epilepsy, serial epilepsy, serve,
     set, set right, settle, sexual climax, shape, shift the scene,
     shuffle the cards, similarize, sortable, sound, spasm, spell,
     spurt, square, staff, stew, stir, stoppage, storm, straighten,
     stretch, strike a balance, stroke, substantial, subvert,
     sufficient, sufficient for, sufficing, suit, suit the occasion,
     suitable, suited, suiting, sweat, swirl, sync, synchronize, tailor,
     tailored, take in hand, tally with, tantrum, tardy epilepsy,
     temblor, temper tantrum, tempest, tetanus, tetany, throes,
     thromboembolism, thrombosis, tidal wave, timely, to be desired,
     to the point, to the purpose, to-do, tolerable, tonic epilepsy,
     tonic spasm, tornado, torsion spasm, train, traumatic epilepsy,
     trim to, trismus, true, true up, tsunami, tumult, tune, tuning,
     turn, turn out, turn the scale, turn the tables, turn the tide,
     turn upside down, ucinate epilepsy, uniform, unquiet, up to,
     up to snuff, upheaval, useful, vary, visitation, vortex,
     warrantable, warranted, well, well-chosen, well-expressed,
     well-fitted, well-put, well-qualified, well-suited, well-timed,
     whirl, whirlwind, wholesome, wise, with voice, with vote, work,
     work a change, worsen, worthwhile, worthy, yield

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

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From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

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