Dictionary.com

backfit

[ bak-fit ]
/ ˈbækˌfɪt /
Save This Word!

verb (used with object), back·fit or back·fit·ted, back·fit·ting.

to update by providing new or improved equipment or features: a five-year program of installing new power plants and backfitting existing ones.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of backfit

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Book Your Online Tutor Now