HyperDic: fitting

English > 6 senses of the word fitting:
ADJECTIVEallfitting, decentin harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion
allfitting, meetbeing precisely fitting and right
NOUNeventfitting, adjustment, accommodationmaking or becoming suitable
artifactfittinga small and often standardized accessory to a larger / larger system
artifactfitting, appointment(usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)
actfitting, try-on, trying onputting clothes on to see whether they fit
fitting > pronunciation
Soundsfih'tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > fitting: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIn harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion.
Example"We have come to dedicate a portion of that field...It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this"
Synonymdecent
Broaderpropermarked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness
Spanishdecente, decoroso
Catalandecent
Nounsfittingnessthe quality of being suitable
English > fitting: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaningprecisely fitting and right.
Synonymmeet
BroaderjustUsed especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
Spanishacertado, adecuado, apropiado, apto, capaz, conveniente, idóneo, indicado
Catalanadequat, adient, apropiat, apte, capaç, convenient, encertat, escaient, idoni, indicat
Nounsfittingnessthe quality of being suitable
English > fitting: 6 senses > noun 1, event
Meaningmaking or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances.
Synonymsadjustment, accommodation
Narrowerdomesticationaccommodation to domestic / domestic life
habituationA general accommodation to unchanging environmental conditions
readjustmentThe act of adjusting again (to changed circumstances)
shakedowninitial adjustments to improve the functioning or the efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state
Broaderimprovement, betterment, advanceA change for the better
Spanishajuste, atemperación
Verbsfitmake correspond or harmonize
fitmake fit
English > fitting: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA small and often standardized accessory to a larger / larger system.
Narrowergas fittingThe fitting (pipes or valves or meters) that convey gas from the gas main to the gas fixtures of a building
pipefitting, pipe fittingfitting consisting of threaded pieces of pipe for joining pipes together
receptacleAn electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert
Broaderaccessory, appurtenance, supplement, add-onA supplementary component that improves capability
English > fitting: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel).
Synonymappointment
Broaderfurnishing(usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home / home / home (or other area) livable
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Verbsfitprovide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
English > fitting: 6 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningPutting clothes on to see whether they fit.
Synonymstry-on, trying on
Broadertest, trial, runThe act of testing something
Spanishprueba
Catalanemprova
Verbsfitbe the right size or shape

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