- 1 suitable; of the right quality; with the right qualities or skills fit for somebody/something The food was not fit for human consumption. It was a meal fit for a king (= of very good quality). The kids seem to think I'm only fit for cooking and cleaning! fit to do something Your car isn't fit to be on the road! He's so angry he's in no fit state to see anyone. opposite unfit healthy
- 2 healthy and strong, especially because you do regular physical exercise Top athletes have to be extremely physically fit. fit (to do something) He won't be fit to play in the game on Saturday. She tries to keep fit by jogging every day. opposite unfit Idioms
suitableadjectivejump to other results
in very good physical condition
(as) fit as a fiddle (informal)jump to other results
very angry or annoyed I was fit to be tied when I saw the mess.
fit to be tied (informal)jump to other results
to consider it right or acceptable to do something; to decide or choose to do something You must do as you think fit (= but I don't agree with your decision). The newspaper did not see fit to publish my letter (= and I criticize it for that).
see/think fit (to do something) (formal)jump to other results
the principle that only the people or things that are best adapted to their surroundings will continue to exist
the survival of the fittestjump to other results