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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyfit together
he/she/itfits together
present participlefitting together
past tensefitted together or fit together
past participlefitted together or fit together
  1. 1
    [intransitive] if things fit together, they are the right size or shape so that you can join them

    The ends of the tube fit together.

    1. a.
      [transitive] if you fit things together, you join them in the right way to make something

      I’ve got all the pieces; now I just have to fit them together.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] if ideas or facts fit together, they can be joined to make a sensible story or explanation

    We have all the evidence but we don’t know yet how it fits together.

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