fit together

fit together

1. Of two or more things, to be shaped in a way that allows them to physically connect. No, these two puzzle pieces don't fit together—pass me that piece near your hand.
2. To cause two or more things to fit together. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "fit" and "together." Nope, I had no luck fitting those two puzzle pieces together.
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fit something together

to put the parts of something together. First you have to fit the pieces together to see if they are all there. I think I can fit the parts of the model airplane together. Do you think you can fit together all the parts of the puzzle?
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fit together

[for things] to conform in shape to one another. All the pieces of the puzzle fit together. They really do. This nut and bolt just don't fit together.
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'When I got to the point where I could see all the subunits - we had 11 protein subunits in total - it was a moment of, 'Wow, wow, this is how they all fit together.''
Then the warmth of God's love breaks through the gloom and - miraculously - things begin to fit together. Behind the overcast skies.
"Now we know how the components of this crucial molecular mechanism fit together, we may be able to design drugs that turn the system on or off - and these could offer a whole new way of treating cancer," Vannini said in the institute's statement.
"I am seeing how all the pieces of the puzzle fit together and how everything has to work hand in hand," Rosas said.
The call's two pieces fit together to take up less space and are tethered so you won't lose them.
The 16-week project, called Families Fit Together, will see four fun new activities put on in the Charford and Sidemoor areas.
For a minute Murphy thought the pair were planning to get fit together.
Tim Clarke says joints of riser pipeline to be welded need exact measurements to ensure they fit together to less than 0.5 mm.
2 : to fit together the parts of <assemble a toy>
and in discovery of the ways all the pieces of the puzzle fit together. Show a tractor collector a tiny detail in a piece of memorabilia and he can help date the find.
Whimsy and adventure characterize this enjoyable romp starring misfits who fit together.
If one of the hinges seems slightly low and the other hinges won't fit together, place a pry bar under the center of the door and--with the lowest set of hinge leaves engaged--lever the door up until the other hinge leaves fit together (Photo 4).
Grooves of four feet wide by two feet high blocks are fit together and clipped with a steel Carolina clips and 22 gauge metal studs.
"The headlight determines the fit and orientation of all the pieces at this point," says Randy Fior, Regional Product Manager at Infiniti, "because the parts are designed to fit together with no overlap or adjustment."
Before Smith ever received the tooling, Flanigan and his fellow patternmaker went through the pains of understanding how all the cores would fit together to recreate the inner workings of the Duesenberg head.