"fitting" in the noun sense
1. adjustment, accommodation, fitting
making or becoming suitable adjusting to circumstances
a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system
3. appointment, fitting
usually in the plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)
4. fitting, try-on, trying on
putting clothes on to see whether they fit
"fitting" in the verb sense
1. suit, accommodate, fit
be agreeable or acceptable to
"This suits my needs"
2. fit, go
be the right size or shape fit correctly or as desired
"This piece won't fit into the puzzle"
"fit a dress"
"He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out"
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"
5. match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree
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"
conform to some shape or size
"How does this shirt fit?"
7. equip, fit, fit out, outfit
provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
"The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"
8. fit, conform to, meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil
fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction
"does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
"This job doesn't match my dreams"
"meet a need"
9. match, fit
make correspond or harmonize
"Match my sweater"
"fitting" in the adjective sense
1. fitting, decent
in harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion
"a decent burial"
"We have come to dedicate a portion of that field...It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this"
2. fitting, meet
being precisely fitting and right
"it is only meet that she should be seated first"
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