Associations to the word «Fitting»


FITTING, verb. Present participle of fit
FITTING, verb. (informal) (US) (with infinitive) Ready, preparing.
FITTING, adjective. Ready, appropriate, or in keeping
FITTING, noun. A small detachable part of a device or machine.
FITTING, noun. The act of trying on clothes to inspect or adjust the fit.
FITTING, noun. (manufacturing) The process of applying craft methods such as skilled filing to the making and assembling of machines or other products.
FITTING, noun. (chiefly British) Domestic moveable piece of furniture, which can be taken along when moving out, US furnishing (see also fixture).
FITTING OUT, verb. Present participle of fit out
FITTING ROOM, noun. A room in a store for trying on clothes.
FITTING ROOMS, noun. Plural of fitting room
FITTING THE BILL, verb. Present participle of fit the bill

Dictionary definition

FITTING, noun. Making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances.
FITTING, noun. A small and often standardized accessory to a larger system.
FITTING, noun. (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel).
FITTING, noun. Putting clothes on to see whether they fit.
FITTING, adjective. 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".
FITTING, adjective. Being precisely fitting and right; "it is only meet that she should be seated first".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky