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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.


Similarproper


Antonymsimproper

2. fitting being precisely fitting and right


SamplesIt is only meet that she should be seated first.


Synonymsmeet


Similarjust


Antonymsunjust


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)


Synonymsappointment


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









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