Synonyms and related words:
advance, advantage, agree with, answer, be bound, be obligated, be obliged, be right, become, befitting, behoove, benefit, beseem, do the trick, fill the bill, fit, forward, go together, not come amiss, owe it to, profit, promote, serve, suit the occasion, work

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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  • Befit — Be*fit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Befitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Befitting}.] To be suitable to; to suit; to become. [1913 Webster] That name best befits thee. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Befit — Befit, Kartenspiel, s. Bésigue …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • befit — index applicable, comport (agree with), pertain Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • befit — (v.) mid 15c., from BE (Cf. be ) + FIT (Cf. fit) (v.). Related: Befitted; BEFITTING (Cf. befitting) …   Etymology dictionary

  • befit — ► VERB (befitted, befitting) ▪ be appropriate for. DERIVATIVES befitting adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • befit — [bē fit′, bifit′] vt. befitted, befitting to be suitable or proper for; be suited or becoming to …   English World dictionary

  • befit — UK [bɪˈfɪt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms befit : present tense I/you/we/they befit he/she/it befits present participle befitting past tense befitted past participle befitted formal to be suitable for someone or something She dressed as… …   English dictionary

  • befit — /bi fit /, v.t., befitted, befitting. to be proper or appropriate for; suit; fit: His clothes befit the occasion. [1425 75; late ME; see BE , FIT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • befit — verb Befit is used with these nouns as the object: ↑status …   Collocations dictionary

  • befit — /bəˈfɪt / (say buh fit), /bi / (say bee ) verb (t) (befitted, befitting) to be fitting or appropriate for; be suited to: his clothes befit the occasion. {late Middle English, from be + fit1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • befit — transitive verb (befitted; befitting) Date: 15th century to be proper or becoming to < clothing that befits the occasion > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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