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fitting

fit·ting

fitting

 
pronunciation:
fI tIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: appropriate; proper; suitable.
synonyms:
appropriate, meet, proper, suitable
antonyms:
unsuitable
similar words:
applicable, apposite, apropos, apt, comely, comme il faut, commensurate, congruous, correct, decent, decorous, done, expedient, fit, happy, legitimate, likely, possible, right, seemly
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of one that fits.
synonyms:
adjustment, fashioning, sizing
definition 2: the act or an instance of trying on clothing that is in the process of being made or fitted.
synonyms:
sizing
similar words:
essay, tryout
definition 3: a small part for a machine or other device.
synonyms:
part
similar words:
assembly, fixture
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derivation: fittingly (adv.)