What does fitting mean?

Definitions for fitting
ˈfɪt ɪŋfit·ting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adjustment, accommodation, fitting(noun)

    making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances

  2. fitting(noun)

    a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system

  3. appointment, fitting(noun)

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

  4. fitting, try-on, trying on(adj)

    putting clothes on to see whether they fit

  5. fitting(adj)

    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, meet(adj)

    being precisely fitting and right

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

Wiktionary

  1. fitting(Noun)

    A small detachable part of a device or machine.

  2. fitting(Noun)

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

  3. fitting(Noun)

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

  4. fitting(Noun)

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

  5. fitting(Adjective)

    appropriate, or in keeping

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fitting

    of Fit

  2. Fitting(noun)

    anything used in fitting up

  3. Fitting(noun)

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

  4. Fitting(adj)

    fit; appropriate; suitable; proper

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce fitting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say fitting in sign language?

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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. Cynthia Sass:

    If you'll be wearing a form-fitting outfit or bathing suit, you might not want to reach for an apple.

  2. Daniel J. Boorstin:

    Of all the nations in the world, the United States was built in nobody's image. It was the land of the unexpected, of unbounded hope, of ideals, of quest for an unknown perfection. It is all the more unfitting that we should offer ourselves in images. And all the more fitting that the images which we make wittingly or unwittingly to sell America to the world should come back to haunt and curse us.

  3. Matt Schatzman:

    Shell was the first to sign a long-term SPA from the United States indexed to Henry Hub in 2011, and so it is fitting they are the first to sign a long-term SPA from a U.S. LNG project indexed to Brent, we look forward to finalizing additional commercial agreements and to proceeding with the development of our Rio Grande LNG project.

  4. Derrick Brooks:

    Obviously, it has got everybody excited. Warren and I were on the phone practically every other play last week watching them beat Green Bay. That was a whole lot of fun, with the Lightning winning the Cup and Rays coming within a couple of games of winning the World Series, it’s kind of fitting with the Bucs making the first part of history.

  5. Melody Gao:

    We came here specifically to check out the fitting room.

Images & Illustrations of fitting

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