Another word for fit
Appropriate by nature
suitable, proper, fitting, appropriate, likely, expedient, apt, adapted, apposite, meet, convenient, timely, opportune, feasible, practicable, wise, advantageous, favorable, preferable, beneficial, desirable, comme il faut (French), adequate, conformable, seemly, comely, tasteful, becoming, correspondent, agreeable, seasonable, befitting, due, rightful, equitable, legitimate, decent, decorous, congruous, harmonious, pertinent, concordant, according, accordant, consonant, relevant, in keeping, consistent, congenial, applicable, apropos, compatible, admissible, concurrent, pat, felicitous, to the point, to the purpose, answerable to, agreeable to, suited, right, auspicious, happy, lucky, cut out for*.
Appropriate by adaption
Antonyms unsuited, ill-contrived, mismatched.
In good physical condition
fit, the broadest term here, means having the qualities or qualifications to meet some condition, circumstance, purpose, or demand fit for a king; suitable is applied to that which accords with the requirements or needs of the occasion or circumstances shoes suitable for hiking; proper implies reference to that which naturally or rightfully belongs to something or suggests a fitness or suitability dictated by good judgment proper respect for one's elders; appropriate implies that something is especially or distinctively fit or suitable books appropriate for young children; fitting is applied to that which accords harmoniously with the character, spirit, or tone of something a fitting end to a fine day; apt is used of that which is exactly suited to the purpose an apt phrase
A sudden attack of disease
attack, seizure, paroxysm, spasm, throes, convulsion, epileptic attack, epilepsy, stroke, apoplectic attack, apoplexy, attack of Saint Vitus' dance or chorea, episode, crisis, bout, ictus, spell*, the jumps*, staggers*; see also illness 1.
A transitory spell of action or feeling
burst, outburst, outbreak, rush, torrent, spate, tantrum, explosion, eruption, convulsion, paroxysm, spasm, access, rage, frenzy, fury, caprice, mood, transitory mood, passing humor, huff, miff, snit, period, spurt, seizure, flare-up, spell*, conniption*, conniption fit*, blowup*.
lose one's temper, become angry, get excited, blow one's top*; see rage 1, 3.
To be suitable in character
agree, suit, accord, harmonize, apply, belong, conform, fit in, fit right in, be in keeping, be in accord, be consonant, be apposite, parallel, relate, concur, match, tally, correspond, dovetail, be apt, be adapted, befit, respond, have its place, answer the purpose, meet, chime, go, comport with, consist, click*, jibe*.
To be suitable in size and shape
To make suitable
Another word for fitverb
To cause to be ready, as for use, consumption, or a special purpose:fix, make, prepare, prime, ready. See prepared
To supply what is needed for some activity or purpose:accouter, appoint, equip, fit out (or up), furnish, gear, outfit, rig, turn out. See give
To have a proper or suitable place:belong, go. See order
To be compatible or in correspondence:accord, agree, check, chime, comport with, conform, consist, correspond, harmonize, match, square, tally. (Informal) jibe1. (Archaic) quadrate. See agree
To make or become suitable to a particular situation or use:acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, adapt, adjust, conform, fashion, reconcile, square, suit, tailor. See change
To conform to another, especially in size and shape:dovetail. See agree
To be in keeping with:become, befit, conform, correspond, go with, match, suit. See agree
To supply what is needed for some activity or purpose:accouter, appoint, equip, fit1, furnish, gear, outfit, rig, turn out. See give
Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place:appropriate, apt, becoming, befitting, correct, felicitous, fitting, happy, meet2, proper, right, tailor-made. See right
Suited to one's end or purpose:appropriate, befitting, convenient, expedient, good, meet2, proper, suitable, tailor-made, useful. See agree, good
Satisfying certain requirements, as for selection:eligible, fitted, qualified, suitable, worthy. See ability
Consistent with prevailing or accepted standards or circumstances:appropriate, deserved, due, fitting, just, merited, proper, right, rightful, suitable. See right
Having good health:hale, healthful, healthy, hearty, right, sound2, well2, whole, wholesome. Idioms: fit as a fiddle, hale and hearty, in fine fettle. See health
A sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease:access, attack, seizure. (Informal) spell3. See health
A sudden violent expression, as of emotion:access, blowup, burst, eruption, explosion, flare-up, gust, outbreak, outburst. See explosion
An angry outburst:huff, passion, tantrum, temper. (Informal) conniption, conniption fit. See feelings