Meaning of FITTING in English

FITTING

I. fit ‧ ting 1 /ˈfɪtɪŋ/ BrE AmE noun

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ fit , ↑ fitting , ↑ fitness , ↑ fitter , ↑ misfit ; adjective : ↑ fitted , ↑ fitting , ↑ fit ≠ ↑ unfit ; verb : fit; adverb : fittingly]

1 . [C, usually plural] British English a piece of equipment in a house, for example a ↑ cooker or a ↑ fridge , that can be moved or taken with you when you sell the house ⇨ fixtures and fittings at ↑ fixture (2)

2 . [C, usually plural] an outside part of a piece of equipment that makes it possible to use or handle it:

a sink with chrome fittings (=handle and taps)

new light fittings

3 . [uncountable] an occasion when you put on a piece of clothing that is being made for you, to see if it fits properly

II. fitting 2 BrE AmE adjective formal

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ fit , ↑ fitting , ↑ fitness , ↑ fitter , ↑ misfit ; adjective : ↑ fitted , ↑ fitting , ↑ fit ≠ ↑ unfit ; verb : fit; adverb : fittingly]

right for a particular situation or occasion SYN appropriate :

I thought the memorial was a fitting tribute to the President.

a fitting end to what was a memorable trip

it is only fitting (that)

It is only fitting that Simon should propose the first toast tonight.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.