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Definition of "befits" []

  • To be appropriate to or suitable for (verb)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of befit. (verb)

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Use "befits" in a sentence
  • "She has been labeled a child prodigy and anyone will know why the label befits this young star from the moment she starts to sing."
  • "And even though the current title befits a high concept Matt LeBlanc comeback vehicle, the lack of awareness is odd since Knight is due next summer and directed by James Mangold, who can aptly do the macho-thing (3:10 to Yuma), the girl-thing (Girl, Interrupted), and in between (Walk the Line)."
  • "The chickens 'impressive title befits an important job: detecting dangerous illnesses like St. Louis encephalitis -- which has a 20 percent fatality rate for those over 70 -- in a state where the elderly are almost as numerous as the mosquitoes."