befit

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/bɪˈfɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bɪˈfɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bi fit)

Inflections of 'befit' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
befits
v 3rd person singular
befitting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
befitted
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
befitted
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
be•fit /bɪˈfɪt/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object], -fit•ted, -fit•ting. 
  1. to be proper or appropriate for:The food and service befitted a luxury hotel.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
be•fit  (bi fit),USA pronunciation v.t.,  -fit•ted, -fit•ting. 
  1. to be proper or appropriate for;
    suit;
    fit:His clothes befit the occasion.
  • 1425–75; late Middle English; see be-, fit1

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
befit /bɪˈfɪt/ vb ( -fits, -fitting, -fitted)
  1. (transitive) to be appropriate to or suitable for
Etymology: 15th Century: from be- + fit1

beˈfitting adj beˈfittingly adv
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