befits

All Verb Noun
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  • The view is extensive as befits the central location with all major fell groups visible.
  • She was all in black, as befits a member of that class. Cited from The Hawk of Egypt, by Joan Conquest
  • He should appear at court, and enter the service of his country, as befits a man of his station. Cited from Virginians, By William Makepeace Thackeray
  • To enable you to get a husband, one able to provide for you as befits your station. Cited from Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig by Phillips
  • For the first time the college had its own place of worship, as befits a church foundation.
  • Shall we go in such state as befits a King? Cited from Heroes Every Child Should Know, by Hamilton Mabie
  • If live you cannot as befits a man, Make room, at least, you may for those that can. Cited from Satires, Epistles, and Art of Poetry, by Horace
  • Good Master Silence, it well befits you should be of the peace. Cited from King Henry IV, Part 2, by William Shakespeare
  • It befits us then to go to the Temple, and there He is found. Cited from Letters of Catherine Benincasa,Catherine Benincasa
  • When we think of preparing our soul, the preparation should never be other than befits a mission divine. Cited from Wisdom And Destiny, by Maurice Maeterlinck
  • He has not become so by the silent care which befits a real climber. Cited from The Golden Censer, by John McGovern
  • Father, as matter that befits a friend, But yet not me, that am too young to marry. Cited from A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Vol. VII (4th edn.), Various
  • As though the Kaisar knew not better than he what befits me! Cited from The Dove in the Eagle's Nest, by Charlotte Yonge#7
  • As befits its status as a major main line junction, the station has regular & frequent services on all main routes.
  • Care for them, I pray thee, and bring them up as befits the children of a king. Cited from Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12), by Various
  • Such a plan of action is the republic -- the only one that befits the trying period of transformation. Cited from History of the Girondists, Volume I, by Alphonse de Lamartine
  • And if thou wish to reach the perfection of love, it befits thee to set thy life in order. Cited from Letters of Catherine Benincasa,Catherine Benincasa
  • The eyes are large, as befits its largely nocturnal activity, and brown in color.
  • It is a noble thing to say that your road is forward, and it befits a man of battles. Cited from Case of General Ople, by George Meredith
  • Each course is supposed to be designed with a particular size and genre that befits its place in the sequence.
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Root form of befits is befit for the verb.

Meaning of befits

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