Appropriate and Fitting


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Appropriate adjective – Meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation.
Usage example: I don't think jeans and a T-shirt are appropriate attire for a wedding

Fitting is a synonym for appropriate in suitable topic. In some cases you can use "Fitting" instead the word "Appropriate" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like characteristic, quality, property, right. popular alternative
Nearby Words: appropriation, appropriately, appropriateness, appropriated
Synonyms for Appropriate


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Fitting adjective – Meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation.
Usage example: it is only fitting that you should be the one to take her back to the airport since she flew out to see you

Appropriate is a synonym for fitting in characteristic topic. You can use "Appropriate" instead an adjective "Fitting", if it concerns topics such as quality, property, right, apropos. popular alternative
Nearby Words: fit, fitted, fittingly, fitter
Synonyms for Fitting

Things that words describes

phrase appropriate phrase fitting phrase
response appropriate response fitting response
manner appropriate manner fitting manner
choice appropriate choice fitting choice
Other nouns: word, name, form, outfit, scene, dress, clothes, clothing, way, example, level, title, color, considering, nickname, punishment, weapon, song, names, outfits.

Both words in one sentence

  • In which Lois transgresses on Superman's privacy, enters his Fortress of Solitude uninvited, and receives what in 1950's America would be seen as the appropriate and fitting punishment for her trespass.
  • Form-Fitting Wardrobe It was also after the departure from ABC that AndrAIa changed from being a little kid into a voluptuous woman (in appropriate tight-fitting outfits).
  • Webcomic / Shameless Whether it's fitting or not we have yet to see, although by the facial expressions that can be seen through his hair on this page, it is rather appropriate that he have an Idiot Hair.
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