Synonyms of fitting


1. adjustment, accommodation, fitting, improvement, betterment, advance

usage: making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances

2. fitting, accessory, appurtenance, supplement, add-on

usage: a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system

3. appointment, fitting, furnishing

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

4. fitting, try-on, trying on, test, trial, run

usage: putting clothes on to see whether they fit


1. suit, accommodate, fit, meet, fit, conform to

usage: be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs"

2. fit, go, fit

usage: be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won't fit into the puzzle"

3. meet, fit, conform to, match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree

usage: satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"

4. fit, shape, form

usage: make fit; "fit a dress"; "He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out"

5. fit, adapt, accommodate

usage: insert or adjust several objects or people; "Can you fit the toy into the box?"; "This man can't fit himself into our work environment"

6. match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree, equal, be

usage: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

7. fit, be

usage: conform to some shape or size; "How does this shirt fit?"

8. equip, fit, fit out, outfit, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"

9. match, fit, adjust, set, correct

usage: make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater"


1. fitting, proper (vs. improper)

usage: 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"

2. fitting, meet, just (vs. unjust)

usage: being precisely fitting and right; "it is only meet that she should be seated first"

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Definition and meaning of fitting (Dictionary)