fitting

Primary Meanings of fitting

1.
adjn
in harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion
making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
2.
n
a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system
Full Definitions of fitting
1

adj 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”
Synonyms:
proper
marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness

adj being precisely fitting and right

Synonyms:
meet
just
used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting

n making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances

Synonyms:
accommodation, adjustment
Types:
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readjustment
the act of adjusting again (to changed circumstances)
domestication
accommodation to domestic life
habituation
a general accommodation to unchanging environmental conditions
shakedown
initial adjustments to improve the functioning or the efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state
Type of:
advance, betterment, improvement
a change for the better; progress in development

n putting clothes on to see whether they fit

Synonyms:
try-on, trying on
Type of:
run, test, trial
the act of testing something
2

n a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system

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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
outlet box
(electricity) receptacle consisting of the metal box designed for connections to a wiring system
reducer
pipefitting that joins two pipes of different diameter
expansion slot, slot
(computer) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit board
socket
a receptacle into which an electric device can be inserted
electric outlet, electric receptacle, electrical outlet, outlet, wall plug, wall socket
receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices
Type of:
accessory, add-on, appurtenance, supplement
a supplementary component that improves capability

n (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)

Synonyms:
appointment
Type of:
furnishing
(usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable

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