n. A struggle; a short period of active physical exertion.n. An attack of convulsive disease; a muscular convulsion, often with loss of self-control and consciousness; spasm; specifically, an epileptic attack.n. The invasion, exacerbation, or paroxysm of disease, or of any physical disturbance, coming suddenly or by abrupt transition: as, a fit of the gout; a fit of colic, of coughing, or of sneezing; a cold or a hot fit in intermittent fever.n. A more or less sudden and transient manifestation of emotion or feeling of any kind, as of passion (anger), grief, laughter, laziness, etc.; usually, a manifestation of violent emotion; a paroxysm; a “spell.”n. A sudden impulse toward effort, activity, or motion, followed by an interval of relaxation; impulsive and intermittent action: as, he will do it now that the fit is on him; to have a fit of work.n. A caprice; capricious or irregular action or movement.n. A stroke.To force or wrench, as by a fit or convulsion.Meet; suitable; befitting; becoming; conformable to a standard of right, duty, or appropriateness; proper; appropriate.Adapted to an end, object, or design; conformable to a standard of efficiency or qualification; suitable; competent.In a state of preparedness; in a suitable condition; ready; prepared: as, fit to die.Specifically, in sporting language, in condition; properly trained for action: as, the horse was not fit, and lost the race; hence, colloquially, in good health.Expedient, congruous, correspondent, convenient, apposite, adequate. Apt, Fit. See a pt.n. A fitting or adjustment; adaptation, as of one thing to another; something that fits or is fitted: as. the fit of a garment, or of the parts of a machine; the coat is an exact fit.n. A fitting out; preparation: as, a good fit for college.n. The part of a car-axle upon which the wheel is forced.n. One's equal, like. or match.n. [⟨ fit, verb] In soap-making, the liquid soap, before it is allowed to cool and harden, in the finishing stage of the manufacture of yellow soap. See fitting, n., 2.To make fit or suitable; adapt; bring into a corresponding form or a conformable condition: as, to fit a coat or gown to the figure; to fit a key to a lock; to fit the mind to one's circumstances.To accommodate with anything suitable; furnish with what is fit or appropriate as to size, shape, etc.: as, to fit one with a coat or a pair of shoes.To prepare; furnish with what is proper or necessary; equip; make ready; qualify: as, to fit a ship for a long voyage; to fit one's self for a journey; to fit a student for college.To be properly adjusted or adapted to; be suitable for as to size, form, character, qualification, etc.; suit: as, the coat exactly fits you; he fits his place well.To be proper for; be in keeping with; become; befit.Synonyms To adjust.To equip, provide.To be fit, suitable, becoming, seemly, or proper.To be properly adjusted; be adapted or made suitable.n. A song, ballad, or story; a division of a song, ballad, or story.n. A foot; a step.To kick.To tread.To kick.Great; long: as, a fit time; a fit deal of trouble.A dialectal preterit and past participle of fight.n. In optics, a periodic phase through which Newton, in his emission theory of light, assumed the luminous corpuscles to pass, and which enabled them to be alternately reflected or transmitted at the surface of a refracting medium. This assumption formed the basis of the so-called theory of fits.