What does fitting mean?

Definitions for fitting
ˈfɪt ɪŋfit·ting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adjustment, accommodation, fittingnoun

    making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances

  2. fittingnoun

    a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system

  3. appointment, fittingnoun

    (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)

  4. fitting, try-on, trying onadjective

    putting clothes on to see whether they fit

  5. fittingadjective

    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"

  6. fitting, meetadjective

    being precisely fitting and right

    "it is only meet that she should be seated first"

Wiktionary

  1. fittingnoun

    A small detachable part of a device or machine.

  2. fittingnoun

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

  3. fittingnoun

    The process of applying craft methods such as skilled filing to the making and assembling of machines or other products.

  4. fittingnoun

    Domestic moveable piece of furniture, which can be taken along when moving out, US furnishing. Opposite of fixture.

  5. fittingadjective

    appropriate, or in keeping

ChatGPT

  1. fitting

    Fitting refers to the process of making something appropriate or suited for a particular purpose or situation. It could involve adjusting, altering, or tailoring an object, model, data, clothing, or even a software to match specific requirements or measurements. In statistics, it relates to the process of selecting a mathematical model to represent and accurately describe a collection of data.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fitting

    of Fit

  2. Fittingnoun

    anything used in fitting up

  3. Fittingnoun

    necessary fixtures or apparatus; as, the fittings of a church or study; gas fittings

  4. Fittingadjective

    fit; appropriate; suitable; proper

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. FITTING

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Fitting is ranked #26814 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Fitting surname appeared 907 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Fitting.

    94.8% or 860 total occurrences were White.
    2.7% or 25 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.8% or 8 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.8% or 8 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fitting' in Nouns Frequency: #2564

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fitting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fitting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of fitting in a Sentence

  1. Billy Porter:

    It's a beautiful nod to Elizabethan couture, at the fitting, we spoke about making a pattern on the train that was in the shape of a uterus, but not obvious, of course. And I thought it was awesome because women's rights are under attack right now. I'm an advocate for all who are disenfranchised. None of us are free until we're all free ! I really want to make sure that I'm showing up for all of the disenfranchised people I can so that we can find power in our unity. This government is trying to take away the woman's right to choose and that's unacceptable.

  2. Pauline Frommer:

    Yoga pants and a sports bra with a long-sleeved but loose-fitting shirt and a cardigan for layering.

  3. T. S. Eliot:

    We do not quite say that the new is more valuable because it fits in but its fitting in is a test of its value -- a test, it is true, which can only be slowly and cautiously applied, for we are none of us infallible judges of conformity.

  4. John Grunsfeld:

    Hubble has completely transformed our view of the universe, revealing the true beauty and richness of the cosmos, this vista of starry fireworks and glowing gas is a fitting image for our celebration of 25 years of amazing Hubble science.

  5. Kara Porter:

    If its true that the justification to point a gun at this child is because they were told the suspects might be black, Hispanic or Polynesian, are they saying this officer was entitled to stop and point his gun at every male fitting that description?

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