fit


fit
fit verb.
In BrE the past tense and past participle are fitted in all meanings: The dress fitted well / The dress fitted her well / We've fitted a new lock to the front door. In some parts of the US, fit also is used in intransitive uses:

• His head fit snugly into his collar like a shell into a canister —D. Pinckney, 1992

• Many questions were put; none fit —Bulletin of the American Academy, 1994.


Modern English usage. 2014.

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