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Befitting definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BEFIT'TING, ppr. or a. Suiting; becoming.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: appropriate to; "behavior befitting a father"

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1564 1. suitable, appropriate 2. proper, decent befittingly adverb

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Befit Be*fit", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Befitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Befitting.] To be suitable to; to suit; to become. That name best befits thee. --Milton.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Befitting Be*fit"ting, a. Suitable; proper; becoming; fitting.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Becoming, suitable, fit, proper, right, meet, seemly, appropriate, congruous, decorous.

Moby Thesaurus

a propos, ad rem, adapted, advantageous, advisable, applicable, apposite, appropriate, appropriate to, apropos, apt, auspicious, becoming, comme il faut, conforming, congruous, convenient, correct, decent, desirable, dovetailing, due, expedient, favorable, feasible, felicitous, fit, fitted, fitten, fitting, fortunate, fructuous, geared, good, happy, just, just right, likely, lucky, meet, meshing, nice, on the button, opportune, pat, politic, profitable, proper, proper to, propitious, providential, qualified, recommendable, relevant, right, ripe, seasonable, seemly, sortable, suitable, suited, suiting, tailored, timely, to be desired, to the point, to the purpose, useful, well-timed, wise, worthwhile



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