congruous
I adjective accordant, acquiescent, adapted, agreeable, agreed, akin, analogical, analogous, applicable, apposite, appropriate, assenting, coexistent, coexisting, coincident, coinciding, combining, commendable, commensurate, compatible, concordant, concurrent, conformable, conforming, congruent, consensual, consentaneous, consentient, consistent with, consonant, consubstantial, correlative, correspondent, corresponding, equal, equivalent, fit, fitting, germane, harmonious, harmonized, identified with, in accord, in accordance with, in harmony with, in point, in rapport, in unison with, like, matching, near, parallel, proportional, proportionate, reconcilable, relevant, representative, representing, resembling, similar, similative, suiting, synchronized, synchronous, synonymous II index appropriate, commensurable, commensurate, concerted, concordant, consistent, consonant, correlative, felicitous, fit, germane, harmonious, relevant, suitable

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  • Congruous — Con gru*ous, a. [L. congruus, fr. congruere to come together, to coincide, to agree. Of uncertain origin.] Suitable or concordant; accordant; fit; harmonious; correspondent; consistent. [1913 Webster] Not congruous to the nature of epic poetry.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congruous — c.1600, from L. stem congru (see CONGRUENT (Cf. congruent)) + OUS (Cf. ous) …   Etymology dictionary

  • congruous — compatible, congenial, *consonant, sympathetic, consistent Analogous words: harmonizing or harmonious, according or accordant, corresponding or correspondent, agreeing or agreeable (see corresponding verbs at AGREE): seemly, proper (see DECOROUS) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • congruous — [adj] corresponding, suitable accordant, appropriate, apt, becoming, coincidental, compatible, concordant, congruent, consistent, consonant, correspondent, fit, fitting, harmonious, meet, proper, seemly, sympathetic; concepts 558,563 Ant.… …   New thesaurus

  • congruous — [käŋ′gro͞o əs, kän′gro͞o əs] adj. [L congruus] 1. congruent 2. corresponding to what is right, proper, or reasonable; fitting; suitable; appropriate congruously adv. congruousness n …   English World dictionary

  • congruous — adjective Etymology: Latin congruus, from congruere to come together, agree Date: 1599 1. a. being in agreement, harmony, or correspondence b. conforming to the circumstances or requirements of a situation ; appropri …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • congruous — adj. (formal) congruous to, with * * * [ kɒŋgrʊəs] with (formal) congruous to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • congruous — congruously, adv. congruousness, n. /kong grooh euhs/, adj. 1. exhibiting harmony of parts. 2. appropriate or fitting. [1590 1600; < L congruus, equiv. to con CON + gru (see CONGRUENT) + us OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • congruous — adjective a) Corresponding in character. b) Harmonious. Syn: congruent Ant: incongruous …   Wiktionary

  • congruous — Synonyms and related words: accordant, advantageous, advisable, affirmative, agreeable, agreeing, answerable, appropriate, at one, becoming, befitting, coexistent, coexisting, coherent, coincident, coinciding, commensurate, compatible, concordant …   Moby Thesaurus

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