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fit·ting

 (fĭt′ĭng)
adj.
Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
n.
1. The act of trying on clothes whose fit is being adjusted.
2. A small detachable part for a machine or apparatus.
3. fittings Chiefly British Furnishings or fixtures.

fit′ting·ly adv.
fit′ting·ness n.

fitting

(ˈfɪtɪŋ)
adj
appropriate or proper; suitable
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) an accessory or part: an electrical fitting.
2. (Building) (plural) furnishings or accessories in a building
3. (Mechanical Engineering) work carried out by a fitter
4. (Clothing & Fashion) the act of trying on clothes so that they can be adjusted to fit
5. (Clothing & Fashion) Brit size in clothes or shoes: a narrow fitting.
ˈfittingly adv
ˈfittingness n

fit•ting

(ˈfɪt ɪŋ)

adj.
1. suitable or appropriate; proper or becoming.
n.
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.
4. an item provided as standard equipment.
[1525–35]
fit′ting•ly, adv.
fit′ting•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fitting - making or becoming suitablefitting - making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
readjustment - the act of adjusting again (to changed circumstances)
domestication - accommodation to domestic life; "her explorer husband resisted all her attempts at domestication"
habituation - a general accommodation to unchanging environmental conditions
betterment, improvement, advance - a change for the better; progress in development
shakedown - initial adjustments to improve the functioning or the efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state; "the new industry's economic shakedown"
2.fitting - a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system
accessory, add-on, appurtenance, supplement - a supplementary component that improves capability
gas fitting - the fitting (pipes or valves or meters) that convey gas from the gas main to the gas fixtures of a building
pipe fitting, pipefitting - fitting consisting of threaded pieces of pipe for joining pipes together
receptacle - an electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert
3.fitting - (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)fitting - (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)
furnishing - (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
4.fitting - putting clothes on to see whether they fitfitting - putting clothes on to see whether they fit
trial, run, test - the act of testing something; "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each flip of the coin a new trial"
Adj.1.fitting - 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"
proper - marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners"
2.fitting - being precisely fitting and right; "it is only meet that she should be seated first"
just - used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting; "a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln; "a kind and just man"; "a just reward"; "his just inheritance"

fitting

noun
1. accessory, part, piece, unit, connection, component, attachment brass light fittings
2. installation, placing, putting in the fitting of emergency shut-down valves
adjective
1. appropriate, suitable, proper, apt, right, becoming, meet (archaic), seemly, correct, decent, desirable, apposite, decorous, comme il faut (French) The President's address was a fitting end to the campaign.
appropriate unfitting, unsuitable, improper, unseemly, ill-suited

fitting

adjective
1. Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place:
2. Consistent with prevailing or accepted standards or circumstances:
noun
Chiefly British. A piece of equipment for comfort or convenience.Used in plural:
appointment (used in plural), furnishing, movable.
Translations
تَجْرِبَة قِياس الثَّوْبتَجْهيزات، لَوازِممُناسِب، مُلائِم
vhodnývybavenízařízenízkouška
prøveprøvningudstyrvelvalgt
próba
mátunútbúnaîurviîeigandi

fitting

[ˈfɪtɪŋ]
A. ADJ
1. (= appropriate) [end] → adecuado, apropiado; [tribute] → digno
it is fitting thates apropiado que ...
it seemed fitting to + INFINparecía apropiado or oportuno ... + infin
2. (= worthy) → digno
that's not fitting for an officereso no es digno de un oficial
B. N
1. (= trying on) [of dress] → prueba f; (= size) [of shoe] → número m, tamaño m
2. fittings [of house] → accesorios mpl; [of shop] → mobiliario msing
bathroom fittingsaccesorios mpl de baño
electrical/gas fittingsinstalaciones fpl eléctricas/de gas
see also fixture A1
see also light E
C. CPD fitting room N (in shop) → probador m

fitting

[ˈfɪtɪŋ]
adj (= appropriate) → approprié(e)
to be fitting that ... → être naturel que ...+ subj
It is fitting that St Andrew's Day has been chosen → Il est naturel que la Saint-André ait été choisie.
n
(electrical)installation f (électrique)
[dress] → essayage m
[piece of equipment] → pose f, installation f

fitting

adj (= suitable)passend; punishment, rewardangemessen; expression alsoangebracht; (= seemly, becoming)schicklich (dated); it is not fitting for a young lady …es schickt sich nicht or ist nicht schicklich (dated)für eine junge Dame
n
Anprobe f; to go in for a fittingzur Anprobe gehen
(= part)Zubehörteil nt; fittingsAusstattung f; (= furniture also)Einrichtung f; (= pipes)Installation f; bathroom/office fittingsBadezimmer-/Büroeinrichtung f; electrical fittingsElektroinstallationen pl

fitting

[ˈfɪtɪŋ]
1. adj (suitable) → adatto/a, appropriato/a
it is fitting that (frm) → è opportuno che
2. n (of dress) → prova; (of piece of equipment) → installazione f
see also fittings

fit1

(fit) adjective
1. in good health. I am feeling very fit.
2. suitable; correct for a particular purpose or person. a dinner fit for a king.
noun
the right size or shape for a particular person, purpose etc. Your dress is a very good fit.
verb
past tense, past participle ˈfitted -.
1. to be the right size or shape (for someone or something). The coat fits (you) very well.
2. to be suitable for. Her speech fitted the occasion.
3. to put (something) in position. You must fit a new lock on the door.
4. to supply with; to equip with. She fitted the cupboard with shelves.
fitness noun
Physical fitness is essential for this kind of job.
ˈfitter noun
a person who puts the parts of a machine together.
ˈfitting adjective
suitable. a fitting occasion.
noun
1. something, eg a piece of furniture, which is fixed, especially in a house etc. kitchen fittings.
2. the trying-on of a dress etc and altering to make it fit. I am having a fitting for my wedding-dress tomorrow.
fit in (often with with)
to be able to live, exist etc in agreement or harmony. She doesn't fit in with the other children.
fit out
to provide with everything necessary (clothes, equipment etc). The shop fitted them out with everything they needed for their journey.
see/think fit
to consider that some action is right, suitable etc. You must do as you see fit (to do).
References in classic literature ?
I want to learn some new songs, and my children need fitting up for the summer.
He'd have no end of honors heaped on him, and I suppose his hat wouldn't come within three sizes of fitting him.
Her stockings and boots and well fitting gloves had worked marvels in her bearing--had given her a feeling of assurance, a sense of belonging to the well-dressed multitude.
During this eulogium on the rare production of his native poets, the stranger had drawn the book from his pocket, and fitting a pair of iron-rimmed spectacles to his nose, opened the volume with a care and veneration suited to its sacred purposes.
It was so artistically done, and with so much fertility and gorgeous luxuriance of fancy, that it had all the effect of a last and fitting decoration to the apparel which she wore, and which was of a splendour in accordance with the taste of the age, but greatly beyond what was allowed by the sumptuary regulations of the colony.
Many of these professional mendicants had comfortable homes, and families, and thousands of dollars in the bank; some of them had retired upon their earnings, and gone into the business of fitting out and doctoring others, or working children at the trade.
All things being arranged, they only waited a fitting opportunity to put their plan in execution.
The place is a sheltered, reposeful woodland nook, remote from noise and stir and confusion--and all this is fitting, for lions do die in such places, and not on granite pedestals in public squares fenced with fancy iron railings.
She read with Dick Carter and Living Perkins, who were fitting for the academy; recited arithmetic with lisping little Thuthan Thimpthon; geography with Emma Jane Perkins, and grammar after school hours to Miss Dearborn alone.
I bent myself to devising ways and means for our escape, and meanwhile strove, on all fitting occasions, to impress them with the gross fraud and inhumanity of slavery.
Reed; "had I sought all England over, I could scarcely have found a system more exactly fitting a child like Jane Eyre.
Anything was welcome to her -- the trivial difficulties of fitting a gown: the small, ceaseless chatter of the poor half-witted creature who was so proud of her assistance, and so happy in her company -- anything was welcome that shut her out from the coming future, from the destiny to which she stood self-condemned.