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?

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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. Timothy Zahn:

    Mourning the loss of a friend and teacher was both fitting and honorable, but to dwell unnecessarily on that loss was to give the past too much power over the present.

  2. Meredith Montgomery:

    If you know you're going to go back to work in 10 days or so, start getting yourself and your animal on a more typical schedule, focus on doing things that you have been doing, like taking them for a short walk, and make sure you're still fitting in those activities after your return to work.

  3. His Majesty:

    I thought it was definitely fitting to point out how absurd this new policy is by choosing ‘His Majesty,’ it’s a recognized honorific and it is definitely absurd for anybody to be called ‘His Majesty’ in America.

  4. Gary Foster:

    The other thing is to not be so myopically focused on the scale, it's a piece of metal that gives you a number and is fraught with disappointment. It's not a good measure in the short term. It's better over the long term. Non-scale victories like looking better, feeling better, fitting into a smaller jean size.

  5. Jess Kensky:

    I thought it would be like getting back on the bike again, but it wasn’t, but I should progress faster this time. Still, my mobility feels very fragile. Before, I was young and healthy and fit and hearty. Now it takes one little blister or something not fitting well that takes me back again.

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