[ fit-muhnt ]

  1. equipment; furnishing.

  2. fitments, fittings: the fitments of a ship.

Origin of fitment

First recorded in 1600–10; fit1 + -ment

Words Nearby fitment Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use fitment in a sentence

  • Every vehicle and every suspension setup will be different, and the skill of your alignment shop plays a role in tire fitment, too.

  • Fig. 107 is a shaped spandrel, such as is fixed in the recess of a sideboard or cupboard or shop window fitment.

    Woodwork Joints | William Fairham
  • At one end I could see that some sort of fitment had been removed, and there were splashes of candle-wax on the floor.

    Here and Hereafter | Barry Pain
  • Well, the rest of the fleet know what our food and drink fitment is.

    No Defense, Complete | Gilbert Parker
  • The stores consist of a counter and a back fitment—the two mounted on a base board.

    Toy-Making at Home | Morley Adams
  • The back fitment consists of a block of twenty covers, five in a row, and four rows deep.

    Toy-Making at Home | Morley Adams

British Dictionary definitions for fitment


/ (ˈfɪtmənt) /

  1. machinery an accessory attached to an assembly of parts

  2. mainly British a detachable part of the furnishings of a room

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