Roget category 231. Words expressing abstract relations
› 1.2. Relation
›› 1.2.4. General relation
conformity etc. 82 — conformance — uniformity etc. 16 — consonance, consentaneousness†, consistency — congruity, congruence — keeping — congeniality — correspondence, parallelism, apposition, union.
fitness, aptness etc. adj. — relevancy — pertinence, pertinencey† — sortance† — case in point — aptitude, coaptation†, propriety, applicability, admissibility, commensurability, compatibility — cognation etc. (relation) 9.
adaption†, adjustment, graduation, accommodation — reconciliation, reconcilement — assimilation.
consent etc. (assent) 488 — concurrence etc. 178 — cooperation etc. 709.
right man in the right place, very thing — quite the thing, just the thing.
adapt itself to —
fall in with,
chime in with,
comport with —
fit like a glove,
fit to a tittle,
fit to a T —
become one —
consent etc. (assent) 488.
render accordant etc. adj. — fit, suit, adapt, accommodate — graduate — adjust etc. (render equal) 27 — dress, regulate, readjust — accord, harmonize, reconcile — fadge†, dovetail, square.
in accordance with,
in harmony with,
in keeping with,
in unison with,
at one with,
of one mind,
of a piece [Fr.] —
on all fours.
apt, apposite, pertinent, pat — to the point, to the purpose — happy, felicitous, germane, ad rem [Lat.], in point, on point, directly on point, bearing upon, applicable, relevant, admissible.
fit adapted, in loco, a propos [Fr.], appropriate, seasonable, sortable, suitable, idoneous†, deft — meet etc. (expedient) 646.
at home, in one's proper element.
a propos of [Fr.] —
rem acu tetigisti [Lat.] —
if the shoe fits,
wear it —
the cap fits —
auxilia humilia firma consensus facit [Lat.]
discers concordia [Lat.]
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