Definition Of fitting


a small part on or attached to a piece of furniture or equipment.

the wooden fittings were made of walnut

be in agreement or harmony with; match.

the punishment should fit the crime

be of the right shape and size for.

those jeans still fit me

fitted around or to something or someone in a specified way.

loose-fitting trousers

fix or put (something) into place.

they fitted smoke alarms to their home

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Example Of fitting

  • a fitting reward

  • A fitting reward for the new Golden Boy of management.

  • A grant from the Department of Social, Community and Family Affairs funds the fitting of appliances.

  • After the crushing blow on Monday, a medal would have been fitting reward for the two-times Olympic veteran, who is to retire at the end of this season.

  • All the bridesmaids were supposed to be at the fitting at exactly four o'clock.

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