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fit adj.

1 healthy

VERBS be, feel, look, seem | become, get the struggle to get fit and stay fit | keep, stay Go for a little jog to keep fit. | make sb Exercising once a week is not enough to make you fit. | keep sb gentle exercises designed to keep you fit

ADV. extremely, fighting, really, very He seemed fighting fit and ready for action. | fully John isn't fully fit yet after his operation. | fairly, pretty, quite, reasonably | physically She felt physically fitter and more alive than she could ever remember.

PREP. for The doctor said she was now fit for work.

PHRASES as fit as a fiddle (= very healthy), fit and healthy/well She looks really fit and well. | fit and ready

2 suitable

VERBS consider sth, see, think The newspaper did not see fit to publish my letter (= and I criticize it for that). You must do as you think fit (= but I don't agree with your decision).

PREP. for The food was not fit for human consumption.

PHRASES fit and proper (law) circumstances in which someone is not considered a fit and proper person to run a bank | fit for a king It was a meal fit for a king (= of very good quality). | in no fit state He's so angry he's in no fit state to see anyone.