fit up

fit up
F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fit uhp]
    • /fɪt ʌp/
    • /fɪt ʌp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fit uhp]
    • /fɪt ʌp/

Definitions of fit up words

  • adjective fit up adapted or suited; appropriate: This water isn't fit for drinking. A long-necked giraffe is fit for browsing treetops. 1
  • adjective fit up proper or becoming: fit behavior. 1
  • adjective fit up qualified or competent, as for an office or function: a fit candidate. 1
  • adjective fit up prepared or ready: crops fit for gathering. 1
  • adjective fit up in good physical condition; in good health: He's fit for the race. 1
  • adjective fit up Biology. being adapted to the prevailing conditions and producing offspring that survive to reproductive age. contributing genetic information to the gene pool of the next generation. (of a population) maintaining or increasing the group's numbers in the environment. 1

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Origin of fit up

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
1325-75; Middle English fitten; akin to Middle Dutch vitten to befit

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fit up


fit up popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 100% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fit up usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fit up

verb fit up

  • frame — a border or case for enclosing a picture, mirror, etc.

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