Synonyms of fit in English

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fit1


See definition of fit

adjective

1‘the house is fit for human habitation’

SYNONYMS

suitable, good enough

relevant, pertinent, apt, appropriate, suited, apposite, apropos, -worthy

fitting, befitting, proper, due, seemly, decorous, decent, right, correct

comme il faut

archaic meet

ANTONYMS

unfit, inappropriate

2‘do you think you're fit to look after a child?’

SYNONYMS

competent, able, capable

adequate, good enough, satisfactory, proficient

ready, prepared, qualified, trained, equipped, eligible, worthy

informal up to scratch

ANTONYMS

unfit, incapable

3‘you look fit to commit murder!’

SYNONYMS

ready, prepared, on the point of, set, all set, in a fit state, primed, disposed, likely, about

up for, geared up, psyched up

4‘he looked tanned and fit’

SYNONYMS

healthy, well, in good health

in good shape, in shape, in good trim, in trim, in good condition, in tip-top condition, in fine fettle, fighting fit, as fit as a fiddle, as fit as a flea, as strong as an ox

strong, robust, hale and hearty, sturdy, hardy, stalwart, lusty, vigorous, sound

athletic, muscular, strapping, tough, powerful, rugged

informal right as rain, husky, ripped, shredded

North American informal buff

ANTONYMS

unfit, unwell


verb

1‘my overcoat should fit you’

SYNONYMS

be the correct size, be the right size, be the correct size for, be the right size for, be big enough, be small enough, be big enough for, be small enough for, be the right shape, be the right shape for

informal fit like a glove

ANTONYMS

be too big, be too small, be too big for, be too small for

2‘it makes sense to have your carpet fitted professionally’

SYNONYMS

lay, put in place, put in position, position, place, fix, insert

arrange, adjust, shape

3‘some cameras are fitted with a backlight button’

SYNONYMS

equip, provide, supply, fit out, rig out, furnish, outfit, endow

4‘concrete slabs were fitted together’

SYNONYMS

join, connect, put together, piece together, attach, unite, link, splice, fuse, weld

5‘a sentence that fits his crimes’

SYNONYMS

be appropriate to, suit, correspond to

agree with, tally with, go with, be in agreement with, accord with, correlate to, be congruous with, be congruent with, concur with, dovetail with, conform to, be consonant with, match

6‘an MSc fits the student for a professional career’

SYNONYMS

qualify, prepare, make ready, make suitable, prime, condition, train, coach, groom, tailor


noun

1‘the degree of fit between a school's philosophy and its classroom practice’

SYNONYMS

correlation, correspondence, agreement, consistency, equivalence, match, similarity, resemblance, comparability, compatibility, affinity, concurrence


Synonyms of fit in English

: fit1fit2

fit2


See definition of fit

noun

1‘an epileptic fit’

SYNONYMS

convulsion, spasm, paroxysm, seizure, attack

throes

ictus

2‘a fit of the giggles’

SYNONYMS

outbreak, outburst, burst, attack, bout, spell, eruption, explosion, flare-up, blow-up

rare access

3‘my mother would have a fit if she heard that’

SYNONYMS

tantrum, fit of temper, outburst of anger, outburst of rage, frenzy, fury

informal paddy, state, stress

North American informal blowout, hissy fit

rare ebullition, boutade

4‘she went walking when the fit took her’

SYNONYMS

mood, whim, fancy, impulse, caprice, urge, notion, whimsy

desire, wish, inclination, bent


Phrases

    fit to be tied

      ‘I was fit to be tied, I was so mad’

      SYNONYMS

      livid, furious, angry, infuriated, irate, fuming, raging, seething, incensed, enraged, angered, beside oneself, wrathful, ireful, maddened, cross, annoyed, irritated, exasperated, indignant

      mad, boiling, wild, hot under the collar, foaming at the mouth, steamed up

    fit in

      ‘he made the effort to fit in with the locals’

      SYNONYMS

      conform, be in harmony, belong, blend in

      accord, agree, concur, be in line

      be assimilated into

      match, square with

      informal

      click

    fit someone/something out/up

      ‘the carriage was fitted out with everything they would need’

      SYNONYMS

      equip, provide, supply, furnish, kit out, rig out, outfit, accoutre, array, stock

    fit someone up

      ‘the security forces are trying to fit me up’

      SYNONYMS

      falsely incriminate, entrap, fabricate charges against, fabricate evidence against

      frame, set up

    in/by fits and starts

      ‘he spoke in fits and starts’

      SYNONYMS

      spasmodically, intermittently, sporadically, erratically, irregularly, interruptedly, fitfully, haphazardly, on and off, off and on, now and then, now and again

      ANTONYMS

      steadily, regularly