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Definition of 'befit'

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Example sentences containing 'befit'

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They also produced a dreadful performance with their splendid defence the only feature befitting a rugby team. Times, Sunday Times (2013)At first the duo live in a manner that befits a pair of wealthy American socialites. The Sun (2009)As befits a team built on stats, they play the percentages and score about half of their goals from set pieces. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Before dusk they had come, galloping boldly up to the hall in the manner befitting conquerors, to demand the surrender of the town. Kathleen E. Woodiwiss THE WOLF AND THE DOVE

Synonyms of 'befit'

be appropriate for, become, suit, be fitting for

Trends of 'befit'

Used Rarely. befit is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'befit'

British English: befit VERB
If something befits a person or thing, it is suitable or appropriate for them.
They offered him a post befitting his experience.
  • American English: befit
  • Brazilian Portuguese: convir
  • Chinese: 适合
  • European Spanish: acorde a
  • French: convenir à
  • German: sich gehören für
  • Italian: addirsi a
  • Japanese: ~にふさわしい
  • Korean: 적합하다
  • European Portuguese: convir
  • Spanish: acorde a

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