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fitting Explained

fitting at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


fitting at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C]
1 [usually plural] BrE a piece of equipment in a house, for example a cooker or a fridge, that can be moved or taken with you when you sell the house: fixtures and fittings at fixture(2)//
2 [usually plural] an outside part of a piece of equipment that makes it possible to use or handle it: --a sink with chrome fittings (=handle and taps) // --new light fittings//
3 an occasion when you put on a piece of clothing that is being made for you, to see if it fits properly:
fitting 2 adj formal right for a particular situation or occasion// appropriate// --I thought the memorial was a fitting tribute to the President.// --a fitting end to what was a memorable trip// it is only fitting (that)// --It is only fitting that Simon propose the first toast tonight.//

fitting at Indonesian => English Of Explained:

fixture, light socket

fitting at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

210 Moby Thesaurus words for "fitting":
a propos, about-face, accessories, accommodation, accordant,
according to Hoyle, accouterments, ad rem, adaptation, adapted,
adjustment, advantageous, advisable, alteration, amelioration,
apostasy, apparatus, appliances, applicable, appointments,
apposite, appropriate, appurtenances, apropos, apt, armament,
attachments, auspicious, banausic, becoming, befitting, beneficial,
betterment, break, change, change of heart, changeableness, civil,
comely, comme il faut, commodious, concordant, condign,
conditioning, congruous, constructive change, continuity,
conveniences, convenient, conversion, correct, decent, decorous,
defection, degeneration, degenerative change, desirable, desired,
deterioration, deviation, difference, discontinuity, divergence,
diversification, diversion, diversity, dovetailing, due, duffel,
elements, employable, enablement, equipage, equipment, expedient,
facilities, facility, favorable, feasible, felicitous, fit, fitted,
fitten, fittings, fixtures, flip-flop, fortunate, fructuous,
functional, furnishing, furnishings, furniture, gear, geared,
genteel, germane, good, good for, gradual change, happy,
harmonious, helpful, impedimenta, improvement, inspired,
installations, just, just right, kit, kosher, likely, lucky,
machinery, materiel, meet, melioration, meshing, mitigation,
modification, modulation, munition, munitions, nice, normal,
normative, of general utility, of help, of service, of use,
on the button, opportune, outfit, overthrow, paraphernalia, parts,
pat, pertinent, pieces, plant, plumbing, politic, practical,
pragmatical, profitable, proper, propitious, providential,
qualification, qualified, radical change, recommendable, redesign,
reform, reformation, relevant, remaking, renewal, reshaping,
restructuring, reversal, revival, revivification, revolution, rig,
rigging, right, right and proper, righteous, rightful, ripe,
seasonable, seemly, serviceable, shift, sortable, stock-in-trade,
sudden change, suitable, suited, suiting, switch, tackle, tailored,
things, timely, to be desired, to the point, to the purpose,
total change, transition, trappings, tuning, turn, turnabout,
units, upheaval, urbane, useful, utensils, utilitarian, variation,
variety, violent change, well-chosen, well-expressed, well-put,
well-timed, wise, worsening, worthwhile

fitting at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Appropriateness): appropriate, desirable, advisable, acceptable, convenient, worth while, meet, fit, fitting, due, proper, seemly, becoming, befitting, opportune, suitable, applicable.

fitting at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective, noun
1 (formal) suitable or right for the occasion
The award was a fitting tribute to her years of devoted work. * A fitting end to the meal would be a glass of port. * It is fitting that the new centre for European studies should be in a university that teaches every European language.
2 (-fitting) (in adjectives) having a particular FIT:
a tight-fitting dress
1 [usually pl.] a small part on a piece of equipment or furniture:
light fittings * a pine cupboard with brass fittings
2 [usually pl.] (BrE) items in a house such as a cooker, lights or shelves that are usually fixed but that you can take with you when you move to a new house
compare FIXTURE
3 an occasion when you try on a piece of clothing that is being made for you to see if it fits:
to have a fitting for a wedding dress

Fitting at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Fit \Fit\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fitted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To make fit or suitable; to adapt to the purpose intended;
to qualify; to put into a condition of readiness or

The time is fitted for the duty. --Burke.

The very situation for which he was peculiarly
fitted by nature. --Macaulay.

2. To bring to a required form and size; to shape aright; to
adapt to a model; to adjust; -- said especially of the
work of a carpenter, machinist, tailor, etc.

The carpenter . . . marketh it out with a line; he
fitteth it with planes. --Is. xliv.

3. To supply with something that is suitable or fit, or that
is shaped and adjusted to the use required.

No milliner can so fit his customers with gloves.

4. To be suitable to; to answer the requirements of; to be
correctly shaped and adjusted to; as, if the coat fits
you, put it on.

That's a bountiful answer that fits all questions.

That time best fits the work. --Shak.

{To fit out}, to supply with necessaries or means; to
furnish; to equip; as, to fit out a privateer.

{To fit up}, to firnish with things suitable; to make proper
for the reception or use of any person; to prepare; as, to
fit up a room for a guest.

Fitting \Fit"ting\, n.
Anything used in fitting up; especially (pl.), necessary
fixtures or apparatus; as, the fittings of a church or study;
gas fittings.

Fitting \Fit"ting\, a.
Fit; appropriate; suitable; proper. -- {Fit"ting*ly}, adv. --
{Fit"ting*ness}, n. --Jer. Taylor.

fitting at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: a display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a
tantrum"; "he made a scene" [syn: {tantrum}, {scene}, {conniption}]
2: a sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a
fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter" [syn: {paroxysm},
3: the manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of
her coat"
4: a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason);
"a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning" [syn: {burst}]
[also: {fitting}, {fitted}, {fittest}, {fitter}]

adj 1: meeting adequate standards for a purpose; "a fit subject for
discussion"; "it is fit and proper that you be there";
"water fit to drink"; "fit for duty"; "do as you see
fit to" [syn: {fit to(a)}, {fit for(a)}] [ant: {unfit}]
2: (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or
strongly disposed; "in no fit state to continue"; "fit to
drop"; "laughing fit to burst"; "she was fit to scream";
"primed for a fight"; "we are set to go at any time" [syn:
{fit(p)}, {primed(p)}, {set(p)}]
3: physically and mentally sound or healthy; "felt relaxed and
fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and
exercise" [syn: {healthy}] [ant: {unfit}]
[also: {fitting}, {fitted}, {fittest}, {fitter}]

v 1: be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs" [syn: {suit},
2: be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired;
"This piece won't fit into the puzzle" [syn: {go}]
3: satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet
the requirements for the degree?" [syn: {meet}, {conform
4: make fit; "fit a dress"; "He fitted other pieces of paper to
his cut-out"
5: insert or adjust several objects or people; "Can you fit the
toy into the box?"; "This man can't fit himself into our
work environment"
6: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their
characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many
details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on
the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those
on the gun" [syn: {match}, {correspond}, {check}, {jibe},
{gibe}, {tally}, {agree}] [ant: {disagree}]
7: conform to some shape or size; "How does this shirt fit?"
8: provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose;
"The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food,
and other necessities" [syn: {equip}, {fit out}, {outfit}]
9: make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater" [syn: {match}]
[also: {fitting}, {fitted}, {fittest}, {fitter}]

adj 1: 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"
2: being precisely fitting and right; "it is only meet that she
should be seated first" [syn: {meet}]

n 1: making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
[syn: {adjustment}, {accommodation}]
2: a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system
3: (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a
ship or hotel) [syn: {appointment}]
4: trying on clothes to see whether they fit [syn: {try-on}, {trying

See {fit}

fitting at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedia » dab=fitting

Alternative forms

* Inter: sense » ready fittin', fittin


* Inter: IPA » /fɪtɪŋ/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-fitting.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » ɪtɪŋ



  • Inter: present participle of » fit
    1. Inter: informal » US|with infinitive Ready, preparing.
    2. : Im fitting to go home and sleep.''
    3. Inter: quote-book » year=1846|quotee={{w|Emily Dickinson|title=letter|quoted_in=Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Familys Feuds|author=Lyndall Gordon|year_published=2010|passage=I am fitting to go to South Hadley Seminary Mount Holyoke was known, and expect if my health is good to enter that institution a year from next fall', she confided to Abiah.}}


      * Inter: sense » ready fixing


      Inter: en-ad » j

  • Ready, appropriate, or in keeping
  • Inter: quote-news »

  • |year=2012
    |date=June 26
    |author=Genevieve Koski
    |title=Music: Reviews: Justin Bieber: Believe
    |work=The Onion AV Club
    |passage=And really, Michael Jackson is a more fitting aspiration for the similarly sexless would-be-former teen heartthrob, who’s compared himself to the late King Of Pop (perhaps a bit prematurely) on several occasions and sings in a Jackson-like croon over a sample of “We’ve Got A Good Thing Going” on Believe’s “Die In Your Arms.”
    1. Inter: quote-news »

    |date=December 10
    |author=David Ornstein
    |title=Arsenal 1 - 0 Everton
    |work=BBC Sport
    |passage=It was a fitting scoreline on the club's landmark anniversary, and appropriate that Van Persie should get the winner.


    Inter: trans-top » appropriate
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|подходящ|sc=Cyrl
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|sopiva

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|approprié|m, Inter: t+ » fr|conforme|m|f, Inter: t+ » fr|convenable|m|f
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|freagarrach, Inter: t- » gd|iomchaidh

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-nou » n
  • A small detachable part of a device or machine.
    1. The act of trying on clothes to inspect or adjust the fit.
    2. Inter: context » manufacturing The process of applying craft methods such as skilled filing to the making and assembling of machines or other products.
    3. Inter: chiefly » British Domestic moveable piece of furniture, which can be taken along when moving out, US furnishing. Opposite of fixture.


      Inter: trans-top » a small detachable part of a device or machine

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|фитинг|m|sc=Cyrl
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|配件|tr=pèijiàn|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|kování

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Finnish: hela, irto-osa
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|フィッティング|tr=fittingu|sc=Jpan
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|фитинг|m|tr=fíting|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|гарнитура|f|tr=garnitúra|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » ru|осветительный прибор|m|p|tr=osvetítelʹnyje pribóry|alt=осветительные приборы|sc=Cyrl Inter: qualifier » lighting

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » the act of trying on clothes to inspect or adjust the fit
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|проба|f|sc=Cyrl
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|sovitus
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|essayage|m

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|przymiarka|f
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|примерка|f|tr=primérka|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » domestic furnishings or fixtures
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|kaluste|p|alt=kalusteet
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|мебель|f|tr=mébelʹ|sc=Cyrl Inter: qualifier » furniture, Inter: t- » ru|недвижимый инвентарь|m|tr=nedvížimyj inventárʹ|sc=Cyrl Inter: qualifier » fixtures

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » ga: Inter: t- » ga|oirtheoireacht|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Derived terms

    * fitting room Inter: pos_ » n
    Translation: ar » fitting
    Translation: de » fitting
    Translation: es » fitting
    Translation: fr » fitting
    Translation: ko » fitting
    Translation: io » fitting
    Translation: kn » fitting
    Translation: ku » fitting
    Translation: hu » fitting
    Translation: mg » fitting
    Translation: ml » fitting
    Translation: my » fitting
    Translation: ja » fitting
    Translation: pl » fitting
    Category: simple:fitting -
    Translation: sv » fitting
    Translation: ta » fitting
    Translation: te » fitting
    Translation: vi » fitting
    Translation: zh » fitting