English dictionary

Hint: Wildcards can be used multiple times in a query.

English adjective: fitting

1. fitting in harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion

SamplesWe have come to dedicate a portion of that field...It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.



2. fitting being precisely fitting and right

SamplesIt is only meet that she should be seated first.




English noun: fitting

1. fitting (event) making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances

Synonymsaccommodation, adjustment

Broader (hypernym)advance, betterment, improvement

Narrower (hyponym)domestication, habituation, readjustment, shakedown

2. fitting (artifact) a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system

Broader (hypernym)accessory, add-on, appurtenance, supplement

Narrower (hyponym)gas fitting, pipe fitting, pipefitting, receptacle

3. fitting (artifact) (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)


Broader (hypernym)furnishing

Domain usageplural, plural form

4. fitting (act) putting clothes on to see whether they fit

Synonymstry-on, trying on

Broader (hypernym)run, test, trial

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2019 onlineordbog.dk