Synonyms & Antonyms of fitting

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present participle of fit

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1 archaic to be fitting or proper
  • we hardly know them, so for Christmas a simple card will fit

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2 to be in agreement on every point
  • now that you've explained your absence to me, my records and the office's fit

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4 to make competent (as by training, skill, or ability) for a particular office or function
  • that final computer course should fit him for a career in programming

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5 to make or have room for
  • we can fit you in the booth if the rest of us squeeze closer together

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fit, suitable, meet, proper, appropriate, fitting, apt, happy, felicitous mean right with respect to some end, need, use, or circumstance. fit stresses adaptability and sometimes special readiness for use or action. fit for battle suitable implies an answering to requirements or demands. clothes suitable for camping meet suggests a just proportioning. meet payment proper suggests a suitability through essential nature or accordance with custom. proper acknowledgement appropriate implies eminent or distinctive fitness. an appropriate gift fitting implies harmony of mood or tone. a fitting end apt connotes a fitness marked by nicety and discrimination. apt quotations happy suggests what is effectively or successfully appropriate. a happy choice of words felicitous suggests an aptness that is opportune, telling, or graceful. a felicitous phrase

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The first known use of fitting was in the 15th century

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“Fitting.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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