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1 fit

A display of bad temper:
— He had a fit.

synonyms: conniption, scene, tantrum.

Roget 825: excitability, impetuosity, vehemence; boisterousness etc. adj.; turbulence; impatience, intolerance, nonendurance; irritability etc. (irascibility) 901; ... show more

Roget 655: disease; illness, sickness etc. adj.; ailing &c.; all the ills that flesh is heir to" [Hamlet]; morbidity, morbosity; infirmity, ailment, indisposition; ... show more

Roget 608: caprice, fancy, humor; whim, whimsy, whimsey, whimwham; crotchet, capriccio, quirk, freak, maggot, fad, ... show more

Roget 7: state, condition, category, estate, lot, ease, trim, mood, pickle, plight, temper; aspect etc. (appearance) ... show more

Dutch: hysterieaanval, woedeaanval, driftbui, slappe lach, woedeuitbarsting
Polish: wybuch, atak, erupcja, poryw

2 fit

A sudden uncontrollable attack:
— A fit of coughing.

synonyms: convulsion, paroxysm.

Roget 900: resentment, displeasure, animosity, anger, wrath, indignation; exasperation, bitter resentment, wrathful indignation.    pique, umbrage, huff, miff, ... show more

Roget 173: violence, inclemency, vehemence, might, impetuosity; boisterousness etc. adj.; effervescence, ebullition; turbulence, bluster; uproar, callithump [U.S.], ... show more

Dutch: hevige aanval, paroxisme
Polish: napad, paroksyzm, atak

3 fit

The manner in which something fits.

Dutch: bui, fit, fithaak, vlaag

4 fit

A sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason):
— A fit of housecleaning.

synonym: burst.

Polish: tryśnięcie


1 fit

Be agreeable or acceptable to.

synonyms: accommodate, suit.

Roget 27: be equal etc. adj.; equal, match, reach, keep pace with, run abreast; come to, amount to, come up to; be on a level with, lie on a level with; ... show more

Dutch: conveniëren, passen, schikken, treffen, uitkomen

2 fit

Be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired:
— This piece won't fit into the puzzle.

synonym: go.

Dutch: passen, paste aan, pasten aan, sluiten, zitten

3 fit

Make fit.

4 fit

Insert or adjust several objects or people.

5 fit

Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics.

synonyms: agree, check, correspond, gibe, jibe, match, tally.

Roget 23: be accordant etc. adj.; agree, accord, harmonize; correspond, tally, respond; meet, suit, fit, befit, ... show more

Dutch: overeenkomen, overeenstemmen, rijmen, sluiten, stroken

6 fit

Conform to some shape or size.

7 fit

Provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose.

synonyms: equip, fit out, outfit.

8 fit

Fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction.

synonyms: conform to, fill, fulfil, fulfill, meet, satisfy.

Dutch: vervullen, voldoende, bevredigen, inlossen, nakomen

9 fit

Make correspond or harmonize.

synonym: match.


1 fit

Meeting adequate standards for a purpose.

Roget 646: expedient; desirable, advisable, acceptable; convenient; worth while, meet; fit, fitting; due, proper, eligible, seemly, ... show more

Roget 922: right, good; just, reasonable; fit etc. 924; equal, equable, equatable; evenhanded, fair.    legitimate, justifiable, ... show more

Roget 924: having a right to etc. v.; entitled to; claiming; deserving, meriting, worthy of.    privileged, allowed, sanctioned, warranted, authorized; ordained, ... show more

2 fit

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.

synonyms: primed, set.

3 fit

Physically and mentally sound or healthy.

Polish: sprawny

Moby thesaurus: Jacksonian epilepsy, Rolandic epilepsy, a propos, abdominal epilepsy, able, acceptable, access, accommodate, accommodate with, accord, according to Hoyle, accouter, acquired epilepsy, activated epilepsy, ad rem, adapt, adapt to, adaptation, adapted, adequate ... show more.

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