[ UK /fˈɪtɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈfɪtɪŋ/ ]
  1. a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system
  2. (usually in the plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)
  3. making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
  4. putting clothes on to see whether they fit
  1. in harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion
    a decent burial
    We have come to dedicate a portion of that field...It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this
  2. being precisely fitting and right
    it is only meet that she should be seated first
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How To Use fitting In A Sentence

  • The front end of the Jaguar was on stands and two mechanics were fitting a new shock absorber. A QUESTION OF PRINCIPLE
  • They use cheap materials and actually destroy a lot of decent furniture and fittings in the process - if something is considered unfashionable it gets taken out or painted over.
  • Connecticut schools have been fitting yellow intruder alarms next to fire alarms in their corridors and dining halls. Times, Sunday Times
  • In more traditional settings, people wear boubous, loose-fitting cotton tunics with large openings under the arms.
  • Coco Stylewood baby lounger, which is quite fitting, because your pet is totally your baby as well. bostonkayla on 2008-09-24 15: 46: 19 view bostonkayla's Apartment Therapy Main
  • We were lectured by numerous academic doctors, usually wearing scruffy sports jackets or ill-fitting white coats. Times, Sunday Times
  • This victory provided a fitting finale to a brilliant season for the club.
  • So he vowed to fight for a fitting memorial to be erected to them. The Sun
  • The powder charge and the ball and patch had to be rammed separately down the tight-fitting barrel and the pan primed with powder.
  • The aim of this thesis is to present a new strategy of fitting offset to adjust time in order to achieve the effective synchronization between slave nod and reference node.
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