Meaning of “fit in” in the English Dictionary

"fit in" in British English

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fit in

phrasal verb with fit uk /fɪt/ us /fɪt/ verb -tt-

C1 to feel that you belong to a particular group and are accepted by that group:

It's no surprise she's leaving - she never really fitted in.

B2 If one thing fits in with another thing, they look pleasant together or are suitable for each other:

It's a very nice sofa but it doesn't fit in with the rest of the room.

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(Definition of “fit in” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fit in" in American English

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fit in

phrasal verb with fit us /fɪt/ verb present participle fitting, past tense and past participle fitted or fit

(BE ACCEPTED)

to belong with other things, or to be accepted by other people in a group:

This chair doesn’t fit in with our furniture.
She fit in well at school.

(Definition of “fit in” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fit in" in Business English

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fit in

phrasal verb with fit uk /fɪt/ us verb fitting, fitted, US usually fit

to feel you belong to a particular group and are accepted by the other members:

Potential board members need to understand that they must fit in.
fit in with sb How do you think she will fit in with the rest of the staff?

to be suitable or right in a particular situation:

fit in with sth Industry observers believe a sell-off would fit in with the company's new strategy.

(Definition of “fit in” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)