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fitting

[fit-ing] /ˈfɪt ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
suitable or appropriate; proper or becoming.
noun
2.
the act of a person or thing that fits.
3.
an act or instance of trying on clothes that are being made or altered to determine proper fit.
4.
anything provided as equipment, parts, supply, etc.
5.
Usually, fittings. furniture, fixtures, etc., as of a building or apartment.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; fit1 + -ing2, -ing1
Related forms
fittingly, adverb
fittingness, noun
self-fitting, adjective
underfitting, noun
unfitting, adjective
unfittingly, adverb
well-fitting, adjective
Synonyms
1. fit, meet, right, decorous, seemly.
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British Dictionary definitions for fittingness

fitting

/ˈfɪtɪŋ/
adjective
1.
appropriate or proper; suitable
noun
2.
an accessory or part: an electrical fitting
3.
(pl) furnishings or accessories in a building
4.
work carried out by a fitter
5.
the act of trying on clothes so that they can be adjusted to fit
6.
(Brit) size in clothes or shoes: a narrow fitting
Derived Forms
fittingly, adverb
fittingness, noun
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Word Origin and History for fittingness

fitting

1530s (adj.); c.1600 (n.), from present participle of fit (v.).

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