Definition of Fitting

1. Noun. Making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances.

Exact synonyms: Accommodation, Adjustment
Specialized synonyms: Readjustment, Domestication, Habituation, Shakedown
Generic synonyms: Advance, Betterment, Improvement
Derivative terms: Accommodate, Accommodate, Accommodate, Adjust, Fit, Fit



2. Adjective. In harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion. "We have come to dedicate a portion of that field...It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this"
Similar to: Proper
Derivative terms: Fittingness

3. Noun. A small and often standardized accessory to a larger system.

4. Adjective. Being precisely fitting and right. "It is only meet that she should be seated first"
Exact synonyms: Meet
Similar to: Just
Derivative terms: Fittingness

5. Noun. (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel).
Exact synonyms: Appointment
Generic synonyms: Furnishing
Language type: Plural, Plural Form
Derivative terms: Fit

6. Noun. Putting clothes on to see whether they fit.
Exact synonyms: Try-on, Trying On
Generic synonyms: Run, Test, Trial
Derivative terms: Fit, Try On

Definition of Fitting

1. n. Anything used in fitting up

2. a. Fit; appropriate; suitable; proper.

Definition of Fitting

1. Verb. (present participle of fit) ¹

2. Adjective. appropriate, or in keeping ¹

3. Noun. A small detachable part of a device or machine. ¹

4. Noun. The act of trying on clothes to inspect or adjust the fit. ¹

5. Noun. (context: manufacturing) The process of applying craft methods such as skilled filing to the making and assembling of machines or other products. ¹

6. Noun. (chiefly British) Domestic moveable piece of furniture, which can be taken along when moving out, US furnishing. Opposite of fixture. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fitting

1. a small often standardized accessory part [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fitting

fittable
fitte
fitted
fitted cap
fitted out
fitted out(p)
fitted sheet
fitted sheets
fittedness
fitter
fitters
fittes
fittest
fitties
fitting (current term)
fitting room
fitting rooms
fitting the bill
fittingly
fittingness
fittingnesses
fittings
fitts
fitty
fitweed
fitz
five
five-a-side
five-and-dime

Literary usage of Fitting

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1. United States Supreme Court Reportsby Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"This obviously covers the ease where the fitting out is by the ... The act of Congress does not require that the fitting out should be by the owner ..."

2. Bulletin by Federal Board for Vocational Education, United States (1917)
"PIPE-fitting EQUIPMENT. (For a class of 12 men.) A pipe-threading machine is desirable but not absolutely necessary unless large sizes of pipe arc used. ..."

3. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1894)
"COLLEGE fitting IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS. JAMES JH HAMILTON, LL.B., KASTON, PA. ... in merely fitting for its active duties, and it becomes a pertinent question, ..."

4. The Confessions of S. Augustine: Book I-X. by Augustine (1886)
"HOW HE LOST HIS FRIEND, AND WROTE A TREATISE ON THE "FAIR AND fitting." HOW HE GAVE SOME ATTENTION TO THE LIBERAL ARTS, AND TO THE ARISTOTELIAN CATEGORIES. ..."

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