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behoove

be·hoove

behoove

 
pronunciation:
b huv
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: behooved, behooves, behooving
definition 1: to be necessary or suitable for; befit.
It behooves the witness not to break his oath.
definition 2: to be prudent or advisable for.
It behooves you to keep his good opinion.
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