We fitted the profile of what they wanted a “real” bookshop to be.
It is fitted to the body and can apparently be worn with a dress, skirt, or pants.
Remove the roasting pan from the heat and carefully cover it with a fitted lid or heavy-duty aluminum foil.
It is on Lincoln himself that the most demanding historical exactness is fitted.
Emergency lights buried in the floor lead to all the doors and the doors are all fitted with escape slides.
There is a tradition that this room was fitted up as a library in 1472.
But still this world (so fitted for the knave) Contents us not.
Paris had seemed rather inhospitable to him in his youth, but he has now fitted his key to the lock.
It was presumption to have supposed he was fitted for anything but manual labor.
Each locality has its own most appropriate kinds, and he who is to plant, can best make the selections most fitted to his use.
1823, "the fitting of one thing to another," later (1831) "the way something fits." Originally "an adversary of equal power" (mid-13c.), obscure, possibly from Old English fitt "a conflict, a struggle" (see fit (n.2)).
"paroxysm, sudden attack" (as of anger), 1540s, probably via Middle English sense of "painful, exciting experience" (early 14c.), from Old English fitt "conflict, struggle," of uncertain origin, with no clear cognates outside English. Perhaps ultimately cognate with fit (n.1) on notion of "to meet." Phrase by fits and starts first attested 1610s.
part of a poem, Old English fitt, of unknown origin.
"suited to the circumstances, proper," mid-15c., of unknown origin, perhaps from Middle English noun fit "an adversary of equal power" (mid-13c.), which is perhaps connected to fit (n.1). Related: Fitter; fittest. Survival of the fittest (1867) coined by H. Spencer.
"be suitable," probably from early 15c.; "to be the right shape," 1580s, from fit (adj.). Related: Fitted; fitting. Fitted sheets is attested from 1963.
fit 1 (fĭt)
v. fit·ted or fit, fit·ted, fit·ting, fits
To be the proper size and shape. adj. fit·ter, fit·test
Physically sound; healthy. n.
The degree of precision with which surfaces are adjusted or adapted to each other in a machine, device, or collection of parts.
fit 2 (fĭt)
A seizure or a convulsion, especially one caused by epilepsy.
The sudden appearance of a symptom such as coughing or sneezing.