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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
    The time is fitted for the duty.   --Burke.
    The very situation for which he was peculiarly fitted by nature.   --Macaulay.
 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.
    The carpenter . . . marketh it out with a line; he fitteth it with planes.   --Is. xliv. 13.
 3. To supply with something that is suitable or fit, or that is shaped and adjusted to the use required.
    No milliner can so fit his customers with gloves.   --Shak.
 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.
    That's a bountiful answer that fits all questions.   --Shak.
    That time best fits the work.   --Shak.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 fit
      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" [syn: fit to(a), fit for(a)] [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" [syn: healthy] [ant: unfit]
      n 1: a display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a
           tantrum"; "he made a scene" [syn: tantrum, scene, conniption]
      2: a sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a
         fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter" [syn: paroxysm,
          convulsion]
      3: the manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of
         her coat"
      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]
      2: be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired;
         "This piece won't fit into the puzzle" [syn: go]
      3: satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet
         the requirements for the degree?" [syn: meet, conform
         to]
      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 environment"
      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, correspond, check, jibe,
         gibe, tally, agree] [ant: 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 out, outfit]
      9: make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater" [syn: match]
      [also: fitting, fitted, fittest, fitter]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 fitted
      See fit