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fit·ting

fitting

 
pronunciation:
fI tIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: appropriate; proper; suitable.
It's a formal wedding, and jeans are not fitting attire for it.It is fitting that all members of the family are here on this important occasion.She didn't think that that "vulgar" young woman was a fitting wife for her son.It's not fitting for him to give his opinion, since he is not a part of this family.
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.
The bride returned to the store for another dress fitting.
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.)