Definition of befit verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    befit

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//bɪˈfɪt//
     
    Verb Forms he / she / it befits
     
    past simple befitted
     
    -ing form befitting
     
     
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  1. 1(used only in the third person and in participles) something befits somebody
  2. 2(formal) to be suitable and good enough for someone or something It was a lavish reception as befitted a visitor of her status. He lived in the style befitting a gentleman.
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