Simple Definition of befit
: to be suitable to or proper for (someone or something)
Full Definition of befit
: to be proper or becoming to <clothing that befits the occasion>
Examples of befit in a sentence
She has a mind for serious inquiry, as befits a scientist.
<spoke politely of the deceased, as befitted the occasion>
First Known Use of befit
Rhymes with befit
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BEFIT Defined for Kids
Definition of befit for Students
: to be suitable to or proper for <Wear clothes befitting the occasion.>
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