fit


fit
The matching of the investor's requirements and needs such as risk tolerance and growth potential preference with a specific investment. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

* * *

I. fit fit 1 [fɪt] verb fitted PASTTENSE also fit fitting PRESPART [transitive]
to put a piece of equipment into place, or a new part on a machine:
fit something on/​to something

• Interactive entertainment systems have been fitted on all the airline's 747s.

• Anti-theft devices are fitted to all our cars.

fit something with something

• Insurance is cheaper for homes fitted with alarms.

fit something → out phrasal verb [transitive]
to provide a room, building etc with decorations or equipment:
fit something → out with

• These boats are usually fitted out with electronic gear that costs thousands of dollars.

  [m0] II. fit fit 2 noun [countable, uncountable] ECONOMICS
if there is a fit between a company's different activities, they go well together and can be managed together profitably:
fit between

• The fit between the two merged supermarket chains is excellent.

straˌtegic ˈfit ECONOMICS
when a particular plan, product etc is suitable in relation to an organization's strategy:

• Corporate planners ensure that projects, however viable, possess `strategic fit'.

* * *

Ⅰ.
fit UK US /fɪt/ verb (fitting, fitted, US usually fit)
[I or T] to be the right size or shape for someone or something: »

Their trained staff can take one look at your figure and tell you which brand of jeans is most likely to fit you.

fit in/into »

The device is small enough to fit into a shirt pocket.

[T] to add a piece of equipment to something else: »

Some insurance firms offer lower premiums to people who fit security locks and alarms.

fit sth on/onto/to sth »

You can claim money for having solar cells fitted on your home.

fit sth with sth »

The vehicle may be fitted with a satellite tracking system.

[T] to be suitable for someone or something: »

You adjust your strategy to fit the business realities.

»

Her new role fits her well.

»

What alternatives fit the needs of the corporation and provide the best solution?

[I + adv/prep] if two or more things fit, or if one thing fits with another, they suit each other well: fit together »

The organization and the people must fit together.

fit with sth »

We select individuals who are most likely to fit with the firm's culture.

[T] mainly UK to make someone or something suitable for something: fit sb/sth for sth »

How do you think your career to date has fitted you for this particular job?

fit sb/sth to do sth »

Academic qualifications alone do not fit a person to become a good manager.

fit the bill — Cf. fit the bill
Ⅱ.
fit UK US /fɪt/ noun [S]
the way in which two or more things suit each other or work together: »

The two banks are a perfect fit.

a fit with sth »

This role is a great fit with my experience in Asia.

a fit between sth and sth »

There must be a fit between the environment and the organization.

a fit for sth »

A financial product must be a good fit for the client's particular needs and aspirations.

the way that something such as a piece of clothing fits: »

Testers loved the comfortable fit of the armholes.

See also STRATEGIC FIT(Cf. ↑strategic fit)
Ⅲ.
fit UK US /fɪt/ adjective
suitable for a particular purpose or activity: be fit for sth »

The Seller gives no undertaking that the goods are fit for any particular purpose.

fit for human consumption — Cf. fit for human consumption
fit for purpose — Cf. fit for purpose

Financial and business terms. 2012.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fit — fit …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • fit — n Fit, attack, access, accession, paroxysm, spasm, convulsion are comparable when they denote a sudden seizure or spell resulting from an abnormal condition of body or mind. The last three are too specific in their technical medical senses to be… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • fit — fit1 [fit] vt. fitted or fit, fitting [ME fitten < ? or akin ? to ON fitja, to knit, tie ends of thread, akin to OHG fizza, skein of thread, ult. < IE * pedyo , fetter, lit., of the foot < base * ped , FOOT] 1. to be suitable or adapted… …   English World dictionary

  • fit — Ⅰ. fit [1] ► ADJECTIVE (fitter, fittest) 1) of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose. 2) in good health, especially through regular physical exercise. 3) (fit to do) informal on the point of doing. 4) …   English terms dictionary

  • Fit — and FIT have several meanings.Fit can refer to: * Physical fitness, how well a person is suited for physical tasks. * Fitness (biology), how capable a being is at successfully passing on its genes. * tantrum * seizure, or any other sudden… …   Wikipedia

  • fit — s.n. (fam.; în expr.) A trage la fit = a lipsi de la datorie, în special de la orele de şcoală; a chiuli. – cf. rus. k v i t , germ. q u i t t. Trimis de LauraGellner, 12.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  fit s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08 …   Dicționar Român

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fit — Fit, n. [AS. fit strife, fight; of uncertain origin. [root] 77.] 1. A stroke or blow. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster] Curse on that cross, quoth then the Sarazin, That keeps thy body from the bitter fit. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fit — Fit, a. [Compar. {Fitter}; superl. {Fittest}.] [OE. fit, fyt; cf. E. feat neat, elegant, well made, or icel. fitja to web, knit, OD. vitten to suit, square, Goth. f?tjan to adorn. [root]77.] 1. Adapted to an end, object, or design; suitable by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fit — [adj1] suitable, appropriate able, adapted, adequate, advantageous, apposite, apt, becoming, befitting, beneficial, capable, comely, comme il faut, competent, conformable, convenient, correct, correspondent, deserving, desirable, due, equipped,… …   New thesaurus

  • Fit-PC — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El fit PC es un computador empotrado miniatura sin ventilador. Es fabricado por la compañía israelí CompuLab y fue introducido en julio de 2007. El dispositivo es eficiente energéticamente (cerca de 5 W) y por lo… …   Wikipedia Español


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.