verb be·seem \bi-ˈsēm\

Definition of BESEEM

intransitive verb
:  to be fitting or becoming
transitive verb
archaic :  to be suitable to :  befit

Examples of BESEEM

  1. <ordered his servants to deck the hall with such adornments as might beseem for the holidays>

First Known Use of BESEEM

13th century

Related to BESEEM

befit, do [archaic], fit [archaic], go, serve, suit


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