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 for To fit out
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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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.
                                                    13.
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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.
                                                    --Shak.
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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.
                                                    --Shak.
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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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