how to pronounce fitting


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fitting is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of fitting in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and it is a fitting time to recognize …”

meanings of fitting


  1. The act of trying on clothes to inspect or adjust the fit.
  2. A removable item in a house or other building, which can be taken with one when one moves out, such as a moveable piece of furniture, a carpet, picture, etc.; US furnishing; compare fixture.
  3. A tube connector; a standardized connecting part of a piping system to attach sections of pipe together, such as a coupling.
  4. A small part, especially a standardized or detachable part of a device or machine.
  5. The action or condition of having fits in the sense of seizures or convulsions.
  6. The process of fitting up; especially of applying craft methods such as skilled filing to the making and assembling of machines or other products.


  1. Present participle of fit.
  2. Getting ready; preparing.


  1. Ready, appropriate, suitable, or in keeping.


  1. A surname​.

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