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

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

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  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. Don Milton:

    We know that the Delta variant circulating now is even more contagious than the Alpha variant. Our research indicates that the variants just keep getting better at travelling through the air, so we must provide better ventilation and wear tight-fitting masks, in addition to vaccination, to help stop spread of the virus.

  2. 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.

  3. Warren Bennis:

    People who cannot invent and reinvent themselves must be content with borrowed postures, secondhand ideas, fitting in instead of standing out.

  4. Jessamyn Stanley:

    I'm very open about my body. I wear close-fitting clothes, I show my legs, I show my arms. I don't hide anything, that might be striking to some people who might be used to more athletic, toned bodies out on the roads.

  5. Gregg Popovich:

    It is only fitting, that after I served loyally for 19 years as Tim Duncan assistant, that Tim Duncan assistant returns the favor.

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