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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fit, a. [Compar. Fitter superl. Fittest ]
 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 in.   --Shak.
    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 feel.   --Fairfax.
 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 xxxiv. 18.
 Syn: -- Suitable; proper; appropriate; meet; becoming; expedient; congruous; correspondent; apposite; apt; adapted; prepared; qualified; competent; adequate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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,
      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,
      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
      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

      See fit