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fitting (adj.)

"proper, befitting, right," early 15c., present-participle adjective from fit (v.). Related: Fittingly.

fitting (n.)

c. 1600, verbal noun from fit (v.). Meaning "action of fitting on a garment" is from 1900.

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Definitions of fitting from WordNet
1
fitting (n.)
making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances;
fitting (n.)
a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system;
fitting (n.)
(usually in the plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel);
Synonyms: appointment
fitting (n.)
putting clothes on to see whether they fit;
Synonyms: try-on / trying on
2
fitting (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: decent
fitting (adj.)
being precisely fitting and right;
Synonyms: meet
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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