befit

All Verb Noun
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  • When they cast them off, then did they as might the right befit. Cited from The Lay of the Cid, Translated by Rose & Bacon
  • The town had an wide main street befitting such an important place.
  • His language often was befitting a wise man who was speaking of very little children. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1561-62 by Motley
  • And so he came into the temple and was received in a manner befitting his high claims. Cited from Tarzan the Terrible,Edgar R. Burroughs
  • You're more befitting to be my daughter than to be my wife, you are. Cited from The Pathfinder, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Every religion is good in which men serve God in a befitting manner. Cited from History Of Modern Philosophy, by Richard Falckenberg
  • But the event showed how far such a spirit was from that befitting a civil war like this. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 8, No. 47, September, 1861, by Various
  • The view is extensive as befits the central location with all major fell groups visible.
  • But the same acts are not befitting to man at every season of life. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part I (Prima Pars), by Thomas Aquinas
  • He did not think of what was right, but of what befitted a gentleman. Cited from There & Back, by George MacDonald
  • We will give the children an education befitting their position, without removing them from you. Cited from Dora Thorne, by Charlotte M. Braeme
  • Beneath each came forth two great wings, of size befitting so huge a bird. Cited from Hell/Inferno, Divine Comedy, Dante, Tr. by Norton
  • The game was a small one, as befitted the means of the majority. Cited from The Street of Seven Stars by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • He developed a classical style befitting the grand manner style developing in Rome.
  • She would be a woman by this, and it was befitting that he claim his wife. Cited from Chivalry, by James Branch Cabell
  • We were admitted immediately after, as befitted our high social standing. Cited from Tramping in Mexico, by Harry A. Franck
  • The practice cannot have been befitting in any stage of the evolution of human society. Cited from Moral Philosophy, by Joseph Rickaby, S. J
  • They had always received her in a manner befitting a great traveller like herself. Cited from The Wonderful Adventures of Nils, by Selma Lagerloef
  • A new capital city, befitting his status, was one of those measures.
  • But the face might well have befitted one of those iron-hearted men. Cited from True Stories of History and Biography, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Meaning of befit

  • verb Accord or comport with
    This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!