fitting


fitting
I
adj.

1) fitting to + inf. (it is fitting to pay tribute to the early pioneers)

2) fitting that + clause; subj. (it is fitting that she be/should be honored)

II
n.
small part

1) an electrical; female; gas; male fitting

trying on of a garment

2) to go for a fitting

3) (misc.) a fitting room

* * *
['fɪtɪŋ]
female
male fitting
subj. (it is fitting that she be/should be honored)
(misc.) a fitting room
['small part'] an electrical
['trying on of a garment'] to go for a fitting
fitting that + clause
fitting to + inf. (it is fitting to pay tribute to the early pioneers)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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