To fit out

To fit out
Fit Fit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fitting}.] 1. To make fit or suitable; to adapt to the purpose intended; to qualify; to put into a condition of readiness or preparation. [1913 Webster]

The time is fitted for the duty. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

The very situation for which he was peculiarly fitted by nature. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. To bring to a required form and size; to shape aright; to adapt to a model; to adjust; -- said especially of the work of a carpenter, machinist, tailor, etc. [1913 Webster]

The carpenter . . . marketh it out with a line; he fitteth it with planes. --Is. xliv. 13. [1913 Webster]

3. To supply with something that is suitable or fit, or that is shaped and adjusted to the use required. [1913 Webster]

No milliner can so fit his customers with gloves. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. To be suitable to; to answer the requirements of; to be correctly shaped and adjusted to; as, if the coat fits you, put it on. [1913 Webster]

That's a bountiful answer that fits all questions. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

That time best fits the work. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{To fit out}, to supply with necessaries or means; to furnish; to equip; as, to fit out a privateer.

{To fit up}, to furnish with things suitable; to make proper for the reception or use of any person; to prepare; as, to fit up a room for a guest. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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