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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.
That which ordinary men are fit for, I am qualified
Fit audience find, though few. --Milton.
2. Prepared; ready. [Obs.]
So fit to shoot, she singled forth among
her foes who first her quarry's strength should
3. Conformed to a standart of duty, properiety, or taste;
convenient; meet; becoming; proper.
Is it fit to say a king, Thou art wicked? --Job
Syn: Suitable; proper; appropriate; meet; becoming;
expedient; congruous; correspondent; apposite; apt;
adapted; prepared; qualified; competent; adequate.
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