Synonyms for fit

Grammar : Adj, noun, verb
Spell : fit
Phonetic Transcription : fɪt

Top 10 synonyms for fit Other synonyms for the word fit

Définition of fit

Origin :
  • 1823, "the fitting of one thing to another," later (1831) "the way something fits." Originally "an adversary of equal power" (mid-13c.), obscure, possibly from Old English fitt "a conflict, a struggle" (see fit (n.2)).
  • adj suitable, appropriate
  • adj healthy, in good physical shape
  • noun seizure; sudden emotion
  • verb belong, correspond
  • verb equip
  • verb adapt, change
Example sentences :
  • As to the Gifted, I have heard Tom say often, that he was certain he was in a fit, and had it inwardly.
  • Extract from : « The Lamplighter » by Charles Dickens
  • Today, in a fit of frenzied jealousy, you would have killed me, your brother.
  • Extract from : « Viviette » by William J. Locke
  • Why, inside two weeks he'll be fit as a fiddle, and inside a month he'll be his own self!
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • I was the only judge, in my own wise opinion, of what was right and fit.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • Some of us are only fit to destroy what is yet worse than ourselves.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • It contains a set of cogs that fit into the cogs on the cover of the can.
  • Extract from : « Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 » by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • If that be holiness, I could show you hogs in this forest who are fit to head the calendar.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He was trying to fit his own ideas of luxury to a garden hose and a city street.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • They are trying to persuade me to go back, and—I'm trying to persuade myself that I'm fit to go back.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • No other woman since the world began had been so fit for love, had yearned for it so hungrily.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark

Antonyms for fit

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