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befit

be·fit

befit

 
pronunciation:
b fIt
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: befits, befitted, befitting
definition: to be suitable to.
He dresses as befits his station in life.
similar words:
become, fit, suit
derivation: befitting (adj.)
Word Parts
The word befit contains the following part:
be- Old English prefix that means to cover or surround with; to act on or change another.
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The prefix be- forms verbs from nouns and verbs.