What is it that makes a parent 'FIT' for parenting?
Who determines that 'Fitness'?
- Main Entry:
- Inflected Form(s):
- fit·ted or fit; fit·ting
- Middle English fitten to marshal troops, from or akin to Middle Dutch vitten to be suitable
- 15th century
1 a: to be suitable for or to : harmonize with b archaic : to be seemly or proper for
2 a: to conform correctly to the shape or size of
c: to make a place or room for : accommodate
3: to be in agreement or accord with
5: supply equip <fitted the ship with new engines> —often used with out
6: to adjust (a smooth curve of a specified type) to a given set of points
1 archaic : to be seemly, proper, or suitable
2: to conform to a particular shape or size; also : to be accommodated
3: to be in harmony or accord : belong —often used with in