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English definition of “fit”


adjective (SUITABLE)    /fɪt/ (fitter, fittest)
C1 suitable for a particular purpose or activity: She's not fit for the level of responsibility she's been given. → Opposite unfitSuitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good be in no fit state to do sth to not be able to do something because you are upset, ill, drunk, etc.: He's very upset and is in no fit state to drive.Inability and awkwardness fit for human consumption safe for people to eatEdible and inedible (not) fit for purpose Something that is fit for purpose does what it is meant to do.Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good see/think fit C1 to consider an action or decision to be correct for the situation: Just do whatever you think fit - I'm sure you'll make the right decision. Spend the money as you see fit.Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good
(Definition of fit adjective (SUITABLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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