fit with

fit with (something)

1. To correspond to or complement something well. I'm sorry, but that paint color just doesn't fit with the calming aesthetic I want for the yoga studio.
2. To equip someone or something with the right items, clothing, tools, etc., to do something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "fit" and "with." The coach fitted me with a different type of tennis racket that would better suit my playstyle. Let's fit the machine with a camera so we can have a record of everything that happens.
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fit with something

to harmonize with something; to go well with something. Do you think that your behavior fits with the occasion? This coat doesn't fit with these slacks.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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